Expertise 

Rasheda is a Knowledge Lawyer in our London Financial Regulation team. 

Rasheda is a qualified solicitor with PQE of 11 years in financial services regulation at the Financial Conduct Authority before joining AG.

She has extensive regulatory knowledge with a particular focus on the Retail Financial Services Sectors, including Consumer Credit and Mortgages. She has extensive investigation skills and has conducted a range of Enforcement investigations into conduct failures by regulated firms and individuals in the Retail sector, including provision of unsuitable financial advice, failure to carry out due diligence, conflict of interest, Mortgage and Insurance Fraud and mis-selling of various products and schemes to Retail clients

Rasheda has carried out numerous regulatory interviews, drafted statutory notices and written detailed investigation reports involving complex legal and compliance issues. She has knowledge and experience in FCA authorisation and registration of firms and has managed a large portfolio of complex and high risk cases, involving Crowdfunding and other retail firms during her secondment in the FCA’s Authorisations division. 

She has knowledge and experience in dealing with cases in relation to the requirements under the Regulated Activities Order, with a particular focus on the regulated activities in relation to the Consumer Credit sector.

Professional memberships
  • Admitted to the roll of Solicitors of England and Wales - 15 October 2007
  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales - 26 July 2005 
Year qualified
  • 2007
Education
  • LLB (Hons) Law, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (2000-2003), achieved 2:1
  • Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law School, London (part-time) 2003-2005
Languages
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • Greek (basic)