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The banking and finance sector is experiencing greater regulatory and commercial pressure due to a challenging global economy and geopolitical tensions.

Despite this, there are opportunities for resilient, adaptable organisations within this sector to continue to thrive and secure long-term growth.

Our team of experts are located in key financial centres globally. We are available to assist with strategic acquisitions, financing structures, disputes and investigations, fintech strategies and regulatory hurdles. We can also advise on your full range of day-to-day business opportunities and challenges.


Industry expertise

Our banking team have many years of experience, including valuable insights gained by working for banks and financial regulators, or spending time on secondment.


Commercial insights

We build our relationships based on our understanding of commercial pressures, current issues and emerging trends.


Market knowledge

Our services span all aspects of the market, from mergers and acquisitions to regulation, fintech, financing structures, competition research and disputes.

global reach

Global reach

We can support your business in multiple jurisdictions around the world.


Innovative approach

We focus on open engagement, operational efficiency and innovation, including cutting-edge technologies.

client focus

Client focus

We listen to understand your specific needs and objectives, then apply our expertise to meet them.

How we can help

Our core legal team also works seamlessly with our Ashurst Risk Advisory team to provide practical and commercial approaches to managing risk, driving change and operational performance. We also draw on our technology team to provide advanced electronic collaboration, automation and production tools to provide faster, more consistent and cost-effective legal services.



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