Financial Services

Financial Services

Where there is change in the financial services sector, you will find our advisers at the apex. We innovate so that you can too.

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Enabling innovation in financial services

Alexis Roberts, global Head of Financial Services, discusses disruption and collaboration across the sector.

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Out-Law / Your daily need to know in Financial Services

We are on the panels of most of the major retail banks

providing a full spectrum of legal and advisory services

We act for 18 of the top 20 insurers

allowing us to identify trends and issues across the sector

We combine legal expertise with award-winning technology 

to drive greater value from your spend

Our latest work

Our advisers act on domestic and international projects of all shapes and sizes, working with many of the leading names across this diverse sector. Browse our experience below, or use the filters to look-up recent work in particular geographies and legal disciplines.

    Meet the team

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    Colin Read

    Partner

    Colin acts as troubleshooter across a range of Financial services sector businesses in the UK.

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    Yvonne Dunn

    Partner

    Yvonne leads Pinsent Masons Financial services technology practice. She specialises in advising on non-contentious technology matters, including outsourcing, systems development and integration, e-commerce and IT procurement.

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    David Heffron

    Partner, Head of Finance and Projects

    David heads our specialist financial services team covering financial regulation, insurance and funds and asset management. He also leads the Advanced Delivery Team.

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    Carolyn Saunders

    Partner, Head of Office, London and Head of Pensions & Long-Term Savings

    Carolyn has been a specialist pensions lawyer for almost 30 years, during which time she has supported corporates, scheme trustees and pension providers through seismic changes in the pensions industry.

    Saunders Carolyn
    David Young

    Partner

    Head of the UK asset management and investment funds practice, David has almost 20 years’ experience advising on both advisory and transactional matters with particular experience in the alternative investment fund, asset management and institutional investment sectors. David’s clients include high-profile asset managers, pension schemes, institutional investors and large sovereign wealth funds.

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    Our expertise, at your disposal

    With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.

    Latest press releases

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    Pinsent Masons appoints finance expert in London

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons makes key financial services hire as it welcomes Banking partner Max Millington to its London Office.

    Pinsent Masons advises Fortescue Metals Group on £164m acquisition of Williams Advanced Engineering Ltd

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Fortescue, ASX: FMG) on the £164m acquisition of Williams Advanced Engineering Limited (WAE) from private equity firm EMK Capital and Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited

    Pinsent Masons wins Legal Consultant of the Year at the MESIA Solar Awards 2022

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has been named Legal Consultant of the Year at the Middle East Solar Industry Association Awards for the fourth consecutive year.