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Simmons & Simmons
CITYPOINT
ONE ROPEMAKER STREET
LONDON
EC2Y 9SS
England

Work Department

Dispute Resolution.

Position

Emma is a partner within the financial markets litigation group of our international dispute resolution department. She has acted on a range of major investment banking disputes on both the financial markets and retail banking side and has advised large UK and foreign investment and retail banks, as well as other major financial institutions, on a wide range of issues. In particular Emma has extensive experience of contentious financial services work, including experience of regulatory investigations, enforcement and disputes, in particular involving the FCA and PRA.

Career

Trained in a leading international law firm including two seats in litigation, one in London, one in Hong Kong; qualified into a financial markets litigation department in 2005; has undertaken two secondments in the litigation teams at global investment banks and one year long secondment to the FCA’s Enforcement and Markets Oversight team.

Education

Politics, Philosophy, Economics MA Oxon; PGDL College of Law Guildford; LPC BPP London.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious

(Next Generation Partners)

Emma SutcliffeSimmons & Simmons

Simmons & Simmons’ broad expertise includes advice on Brexit, the Senior Manager and Certification Regime (SMRC) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, for a range of clients including asset management companies, investment banks, brokerage houses, general insurance and life assurance companies. The non-contentious regulatory team is led by Charlotte Stalin, who focuses on UK and European financial services regulation; and SMRC specialist Penny Miller. Their team includes regulatory expert Jonathan Melrose, who is experienced in the structure and operation of financial services businesses and market conduct issues. The contentious practice is best known for its experience in contentious regulatory investigations, including potential misconduct, systems and controls breaches and individual accountability, as well as advising on internal investigations and rule-based breaches. Richard Sims leads on this side and specialises in large scale matters, conduct risk and internal investigations. He can call on the expertise of Emma Sutcliffe, who is notable in financial regulatory investigations, enforcement actions and whistleblowing.

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

Simmons & Simmons’ broad expertise includes advice on Brexit, the Senior Manager and Certification Regime (SMRC) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, for a range of clients including asset management companies, investment banks, brokerage houses, general insurance and life assurance companies. The non-contentious regulatory team is led by Charlotte Stalin, who focuses on UK and European financial services regulation; and SMRC specialist Penny Miller. Their team includes regulatory expert Jonathan Melrose, who is experienced in the structure and operation of financial services businesses and market conduct issues. The contentious practice is best known for its experience in contentious regulatory investigations, including potential misconduct, systems and controls breaches and individual accountability, as well as advising on internal investigations and rule-based breaches. Richard Sims leads on this side and specialises in large scale matters, conduct risk and internal investigations. He can call on the expertise of Emma Sutcliffe, who is notable in financial regulatory investigations, enforcement actions and whistleblowing.