Chris Finney > Fox Williams LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Fox Williams LLP
10 FINSBURY SQUARE
LONDON
EC2A 1AF
England

Work Department

Financial services (non-contentious)

Position

Partner

Career

Chris is a partner in Fox Williams’ financial services practice. He advises banks, insurers, reinsurers, asset managers, lenders, and FinTech businesses of all kinds, on the most complex, challenging and commercially sensitive regulatory issues they face.

Education

Chris qualified in private practice in 1996. He was a senior lawyer in General Counsel’s Division at the Financial Services Authority between 2001 and 2011; and joined Fox Williams as a partner in April 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory

The non-contentious practice of Fox Williams LLP advises banks, insurers, asset managers and fintech firms, but has particular expertise in technology related matters including blockchain and cryptoassets. Financial services regulatory specialist Chris Finney leads the team. The contentious practice acts for clients ranging from global financial and legal institutions to senior individuals. The ‘first rate‘ Peter Wright focuses exclusively on financial services regulatory issues and leads the department with James Carlton, who specialises in the criminal financial services investigations space, including market manipulation investigations. They can call on the expertise of Sona Ganatra, who has ‘incredible knowledge of the area‘ and advises on financial crime, in particular money laundering, fraud and bribery allegations. Also notable is senior associate Sebastian Sayer, who particularly focuses on criminal and regulatory matters.

London > Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious

The non-contentious practice of Fox Williams LLP advises banks, insurers, asset managers and fintech firms, but has particular expertise in technology related matters including blockchain and cryptoassets. Financial services regulatory specialist Chris Finney leads the team. The contentious practice acts for a range of clients, ranging from global financial and legal institutions to senior individuals. The ‘first rate‘ Peter Wright focuses exclusively on financial services regulatory issues and leads the department with James Carlton, who specialises in the criminal financial services investigations space, including market manipulation investigations. They can call on the expertise of Sona Ganatra, who has ‘incredible knowledge of the area‘ and advises on financial crime, in particular money laundering, fraud and bribery allegations. Also notable is senior associate Sebastian Sayer, who particularly focuses on criminal and regulatory matters.