Rita Hunter Senior solicitor

Rita has extensive experience in acting for a broad range of financial services firms, including investment banks, private banks, high street banks, asset managers, private equity firms, and hedge funds.

Rita advises on a broad range of regulatory matters with a strong focus on regulatory developments such as the senior managers and certification regime and market abuse issues. Rita has spent time on secondment at one of the UK's largest banking groups during which she assisted with their senior managers and certification regime implementation project. As a result, she understands the implementation issues that institutions are likely to face and how best they can address these.

Rita also advises on a broad range of regulatory issues stemming from acquisitions, transfers and disposals of regulated firms, cross-border distribution models and associated perimeter issues, the conduct of business regime and systems and controls requirements. Her expertise spans across advising on the retail and institutional client sectors for both buy-side and sell-side firms.