Hogan Lovells

Financial Services Department

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What the team is known for Extensive and experienced practice with a global reach. Draws upon parallel expertise in banking and consumer finance to inform a fully rounded offering able to cover the full array of issues in the sector, including both contentious and advisory matters. Recent continued growth in the fintech and payments arenas ensures that it is on the cutting edge of new developments across the market. Advises clients across the spectrum of financial services, including banks, infrastructure providers and regulatory bodies.

Strengths One client considers Hogan Lovells a "go-to regulatory firm for difficult issues," and highlights that "they have good contacts with the regulators."

Another reports: "They offer an exceptional tailored and client-focused service. There is always a clear understanding of what is required and their lawyers will often move mountains to deliver."

Work highlights Advised a major UK commodities exchange and clearing group on its preparations for Brexit.

Counselled several UK high street retail banks on the interpretation and implementation of RTS-SCA.

Notable practitioners

Emily Reid is lauded for guiding clients through compliance with PSD2 and other major payments legal regimes. She is particularly highly regarded for her work with household-name retail banks.

Jonathan Chertkow is a well-regarded payments regulatory specialist with experience advising major banks.
"He's very pleasant, responsive and knowledgeable."

Philip Parish is acclaimed for representing clients faced with high-level regulatory investigations.
"An impressive operator. Hugely experienced and very sensible.""He has an excellent sense of nuance."

Rachel Kent is recognised for her thought leadership on high-profile regulatory matters and counts major financial institutions as part of her clientele.
"She's very approachable, down to earth and knows her stuff. We were very pleased with the support we got from her."

Roger Tym is renowned for his effective counsel at the intersection of consumer finance and payments regulation.
"He has a very good knowledge of the industry.""You know you can rely on him to give you a very thoughtful view of an issue and very quickly help you get to the core point."