Nikki leads Osborne Clarke’s Financial Institutions Group, specialising in FinTech and the regulation of financial services offered to consumers and small businesses, including consumer credit regulation. She advises on the impact of FCA regulation across a range of clients, from disruptive new market entrants to large lenders and retail banks; and from asset finance providers to tech companies.
Nikki advises clients on whether their activities fall within the FCA regime and on authorisation applications and helps clients structure and launch new products and services aimed at consumers and small businesses. She also advises on the full range of conduct of business requirements from financial promotions and customer journeys to creditworthiness and affordability, and from forbearance and collections to persistent debt.
Nikki drafts terms and conditions and notices for a wide range of products including loans, business cash advance products, current and savings accounts, credit cards, regulated hire products and PCP products. She works closely with other FinTech specialists at Osborne Clarke to provide holistic support for fast-growing firms.
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
Leading our FinTech initiatives here at Osborne Clarke means being at the cutting edge where digital business and financial services intersect. I see how digital innovation constantly raises the bar on the customer experience, not only with new products and services, but also in the context of well-established ones, driving changes in customer behaviour and expectations of the market.
She is impressive technically, has a breadth of legal knowledge and is really direct in her advice. She is fantastic.She has depth, a lot of hands-on experience and is really pragmatic (Client quote, Chambers UK-wide, consumer finance, 2020).