Clare is a Legal Director in the Financial Institutions Group at Osborne Clarke.

She is a financial services regulatory lawyer with a background in banking and acquisitions. Her particular focus is on payments and e-money regulation. Clare advises a wide range of clients on how financial services regulation impacts upon them in practice. Her experience includes:

  • regulatory advice relating to the acquisition and sale of regulated entities, including advising on FCA change in control processes, and contractual protections in acquisition documents;
  • advising on the process of becoming FCA authorised and helping new entrants to the regulatory sphere to devise and launch compliant products and services;
  • payments perimeter advice for providers of platform business models; and
  • ensuring financial institutions’ customer terms and conditions and practices reflect payments legislation.

Clare joined Osborne Clarke in June 2015, after nearly 18 years at her previous firm.