Lora Froud Partner

Lora advises clients on the structuring and operation of onshore and offshore investment funds, both regulated and unregulated, and also advises on all legal aspects of asset management. She specialises in regulated funds.

Her clients include operators, asset managers, depositaries and custodians of investment funds. Advice is wide ranging and incorporates restructurings and reorganisations, outsourcing and hosting arrangements, investment management agreements, depositary agreements and platform and distribution arrangements.

In addition she regularly assists clients with related EU
and UK regulatory and compliance matters. She has particular experience in advising on the UCITS regime, AIFMD, MiFID and ESG developments.

Lora is an active participant in Investment Association initiatives and is currently advising the FCA and IA on the proposed Long Term Asset Fund. She is also on the Alternative Investment Management Association working groups in relation to UCITS, AIFMD and Liquid Alternatives and is on the IBA’s Investment Funds Committee.

Lora is ranked as a leading individual in the retail funds space by a leading legal directory, The UK Legal 500, and is listed in The Lawyers Hot 100 2020.

What people are saying


"“I have known Lora for a number of years, and she has both a broad and deep knowledge of fund regulation, and is an excellent problem solver, yet is extremely approachable and able to explain complex legal concepts in a straightforward and comprehensible manner. The quality of her and her team’s work is very high, and they go out of their way to deliver within required deadlines.”"

The UK Legal 500 2021

"“Lora Froud is the lead partner and excellent – really pragmatic and clear.”"

The UK Legal 500 2021

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