Brian is a partner in the Financial Services Regulatory Group, based in our London office.

Brian is recognised for providing practical regulatory advice to a wide range of financial services firms, including banks (wholesale and retail), e-money institutions, payment services providers, brokerages and asset managers. He has in-depth industry knowledge having spent time as a regulatory lawyer at the London Stock Exchange and ten months on secondment as the regulatory lawyer to Bank of America Merrill Lynch implementing the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.

Brian's practice involves delivering advice on compliance with the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, European regulation and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules. Brian also provides strategic advice on how businesses can meet the challenges and opportunities of upcoming regulatory developments.

Brian is a technical adviser to the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and an examiner for the CISI's financial regulation examinations. He is author of Thomson Reuter's A Practitioner's Guide to Inside Information (second edition).

Professional memberships
  • The City of London Law Society Regulatory Committee
  • Financial Markets Law Committee