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Herbert Smith Freehills

Financial Services

1 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected financial services team on both the contentious and non-contentious sides. Noted recent activity in connection with a number of cutting-edge issues, including Brexit planning, cybersecurity and issues stemming from the implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime. Acts for a number of globally recognised financial institutions and leading asset managers. Offers advice on matters concerning both domestic and foreign regulators.

Strengths

An interviewee reports: "They are excellent. Their advice is always clear and well thought through. They really take the time to understand our business."

Another interviewee says: "They stand out for the quality of their service; they're very professional and good at managing client relationships and expectations."

A client says: "They are incredibly knowledgeable of the law and a great source of expertise."

Work highlights

Advised Tandem Bank and Tandem Money on the regulatory aspects of their acquisition of Allium.

Notable practitioners

Clive Cunningham applies his in-depth knowledge of financial regulation when advising clients that operate in the banking and investment management space.
"He provides practical advice in a timely manner and is very much client-oriented. He's very bright, dedicated and responsive." "He is hard-working, practical, available and proactive."

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Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory


Clive Cunningham
Band 3