Overview

Chris is a solicitor in the firm's financial services sector group. He specialises in a range of financial services regulatory matters across areas including regulated and private investment funds, fintech and insurance.

Chris is an active member of the Investment Association.

Experience
  • Advising on the financial regulatory perimeter, including whether proposed new ventures constitute regulated activities and on options for appropriate legal structures across a range of financial services clients.
  • Drafting and advising on a wide range of terms and conditions for financial services clients to ensure FCA and consumer rights compliance.
  • Advising on regulatory requirements imposed by MiFID II, AIFMD, the Asset Management Market Study, Payment Services Regulations and Electronic Money Regulations.
  • Advising fund manager clients on the formation and regulation of retail fund structures regulated by the FCA, such as UCITS and NURs.
  • Advising upon ESG and sustainable finance compliance and regulatory requirements in relation to the investment industry.
  • Drafting constitutional and ancillary documentation for private investment funds.
  • Drafting and managing subscription applications for asset manager and institutional investor clients.