James Barnard

James Barnard

Senior Associate

James is a senior associate in the Financial Services and Markets Department.

James advises clients on a broad range of financial services regulatory matters, with a particular focus on the asset management sector.

James' practice includes advising clients on various legal, regulatory and practical matters arising from the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), the regulatory perimeter, FCA change in control requirements, anti-money laundering compliance (MLD4 and MLD5) and the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR).

James also advises clients on the impact of, and in preparation for, regulatory changes affecting their business and products, and has advised clients on their projects in respect of Brexit, the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), the Taxonomy Regulation and the UK Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR).

James is a member of the firm's cross-disciplinary Sustainability Working Group bringing together our team of market-leading experts to provide holistic advice on the full spectrum of ESG issues faced by our clients.

Back To Top