Punter Southall Law boosts team with senior lawyer hire

Punter Southall Law has expanded and strengthened its team by appointing Alexandria Carr as a Partner, who will bring her wealth of legal expertise in UK and EU financial services regulatory law and public policy to the firm’s growing client list.

Alexandria joins from HSBC where she was Deputy General Counsel. Prior to this she worked as the lead legal advisor on EU financial service strategy at HM Treasury and in private practice at Mayer Brown International LLP.

As a Partner, she will be advising the Punter Southall Group on the regulatory landscape, as well as working with businesses and high net worth individuals.  She is currently advising on the FCA’s Consumer Duty[i] (final rules expected in July) and ESG disclosure requirements.

 

Alexandria said:

“Joining Punter Southall Law is the ideal next step in my career. I was attracted by the calibre of its lawyers and clients; its friendly and supportive culture; and the fact it is part of the Punter Southall Group, a group of specialist advisory companies that embrace everything from financial planning and wealth management to employee benefits and trustee consultancy plus, with Punter Southall Law, legal services.”

“This role will allow me to utilise my knowledge of financial services policy, law, regulation, and market practice plus my experience of private client work and advising business. I hope that knowledge, experience and practical understanding of government, regulators and financial services will help the Punter Southall Group and clients respond to the challenges and opportunities created by legal, regulatory, strategic and market developments.”

 

Welcoming Alexandria Simon Cullingworth, Managing Director at Punter Southall Law said: “We’re thrilled to have Alexandria join our team of highly skilled lawyers. She combines a fierce intellect and extensive legal knowledge with practical and clear advice. We wish her every success in her new role.”

 

Punter Southall Law advises business clients and high net worth individuals and family offices on all aspects of their legal and regulatory requirements including raising finance (publicly and privately), IPOs, sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, and co-operation agreements.

 

For more information about Punter Southall Law visit: www.puntersouthall.com/law

[i] https://www.fca.org.uk/publications/consultation-papers/cp21-13-new-consumer-duty

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