Chris is an Associate Director in our Financial Institutions Group. He advises a wide range of UK and overseas-based clients on regulatory matters across the financial services sector. Amongst others, his clients include private fund managers, investment banks, corporate finance houses, cryptoasset firms and payment services firms.
Chris advises on a broad spectrum of financial services issues. This includes advising numerous clients on the impact of regulatory changes (for example, MiFID II, the SMCR and MiFIDPRU), as well as helping them to prepare for implementation. Chris has extensive experience of advising on the regulatory aspects of corporate transactions. He also regularly advises clients on day-to-day compliance issues, including liaising with the FCA. Chris has a particular interest in the developing ESG regulation in the financial services sphere.
Prior to joining Osborne Clarke, Chris practiced in the Financial Services Regulation team of a leading US firm in London. Earlier in his career, Chris also spent time on secondment to the legal team of a private bank.