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Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Financial regulation.


Barrister with partner equivalent status at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. Specialises in consumer finance. Advises a wide range of clients on regulatory compliance with the Consumer Credit Act, FSA regulation for banks and mortgage lenders, the Payment Services Directive and consumer protection. Also has extensive experience supporting due diligence on M&A and securitisation transactions. Formerly practised as a barrister with Fred Philpott’s Chambers and spent two and a half years as a senior legal advisor at the Office of Fair Trading, advising on consumer law and consumer credit. Regular speaker at conferences and is ranked as one of the best in the UK in the current edition of ‘Chambers’ Client Guide of the UK Legal Profession’. Clients include Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays Bank and Capital One. Co-author ‘Food Standards: the New Law’ (Jordans 2000).


Trained Inns of Court School of Law (ICSL); called to the Bar 1997; tenant Gough Square Chambers (Chambers of Fred Philpott) 1997-2000, specialising in consumer law, food law, consumer finance and trading standards; consumer lawyer, government legal service working for the Office of Fair Trading 2000-03; lawyer in the financial regulation team, Clifford Chance 2003-04, specialising in retail financial services; lawyer Addleshaw Goddard 2004 to date; partner 2008.


Blythe Bridge High School; University of Kent (1996 LLB Hons English and French Law 2(1)).

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

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The team at Addleshaw Goddard is most noted for its specialisms in consumer finance, retail banking and payments, although the practice includes experts across the financial regulatory space. Heading the department is consumer finance and payments lawyer Amanda Hulme, who has recently been active advising clients and lobbying on Covid-related issues, as well as open banking issues. Rosanna Bryant is a consumer finance expert whose practice encompasses the regulation of current accounts, savings and mortgages. Ben Koehne, who leads the firm’s building societies and mutuals practice, is noted for his recent participation in large-scale strategic regulatory projects relating to the banking industry. From the Edinburgh office, dual-Scottish and English qualified Lorna Finlayson focuses on commercial wealth management work.