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Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Financial Institutions; Capital Markets


Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Fintech

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s ‘extremely knowledgeable‘ practice group is instructed by clearing banks and other financial institutions, start-ups, cryptocurrency platforms, payment institutions and investors. The range of work the firm that the team takes on is equally as diverse as the client roster, spanning consortia projects, corporate transactions, regulatory compliance and product development in key areas such as blockchain, insurtech and AI. Sean Murphy advises clients on investments, acquisitions, joint ventures and the development and deployment of fintech products. Imogen Garner advises a diverse range of clients on the regulatory challenges and authorisations related to their fintech products. Hannah Meakin specialises in the regulation of cryptocurrencies and ICOs, and the use of DLT in relation to market infrastructure and commodity derivatives. Nicholas Berry leads the firm’s insurtech practice, which focuses on advising insurance clients, start-ups and regulators involved in cutting edge developments in the sector. Associate Charlotte Rowlandson has a strong track record advising fintech clients on M&A and other corporate transactions. In a recent highlight, the firm advised longstanding client Starling Bank on its £75m fundraising round and a follow-on £30m fundraising.

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

(Leading individuals)

Imogen GarnerNorton Rose Fulbright

Specialising in cross-border work and innovation, Norton Rose Fulbright’s broad experience covers payments, Fintech, Brexit, sustainable finance, market infrastructure and post-trading matters. The firm also has expertise in conduct, culture and accountability issues, as well as the retail sector. The team is co-led by Jonathan Herbst, who is known for regulatory advice relating to bank structuring, markets, commodity derivatives, custody and clearing; Imogen Garner, who advises a range of domestic and international clients on the UK and EU financial services regimes; Hannah Meakin, who focuses on market infrastructure, commodities derivatives and Fintech; contentious regulatory expert Katie Stephen; and Simon Lovegrove, who has experience in knowledge management, financial services and market regulation. Also notable is senior associate Matthew Gregory, who has multi-jurisdictional banking expertise.