Financial services

Intense regulation is a constant in financial services, no matter where you operate.

But it doesn’t stop this from being a hugely diverse industry. As disruptive technologies challenge accepted wisdom and brave new funding models take shape, our combination of imaginative thinking and deep industry experience can provide the edge you need.

Our focus areas

Commercial banks

Our experience with commercial banks includes setting up new entrants in the high-street market, through lending transactions to complex cross-border restructuring.

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Underpinning the global banking system is financial technology (FinTech), and our work in the sector ranges from corporate work, like mergers and acquisitions, to technology procurement, systems integration and intellectual property protection.

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Investment banks

We advise investment banks across the range of their operations, including employment, financial disputes, investigations, regulatory, transactional services, insolvency/restructuring, lending, technology, brands and marketing.

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Investment funds

In investment funds, our team has long-standing strengths in fund formation and advisory work, private equity and venture capital transactions. We cover the tax and regulatory aspects too.

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Professional service providers

We support professional service providers to the sector, including regulated financial institutions such as major accountancy and audit practices, on areas such as IT and outsourcing transactions, financial disputes and litigation, restructuring and insolvency projects and employment matters.

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