Harry Middleton Associate

Harry is involved in all aspects of work relating to investment funds, both regulated and unregulated.

Harry advises a number of large asset managers, including abrdn, Legal & General Investment Management and Jupiter Asset Management, and “host” authorised corporate directors on various matters relating to the structure and operation of regulated funds including: the establishment of umbrella and standalone OEICs and authorised unit trusts (UCITS, NURS and LTAFs); mergers/schemes of arrangement; fund terminations; fund range rationalisations and repositioning; new sub-funds; and various ad hoc changes and updates to their fund ranges.

Harry also assists clients with investment management agreements, depositary agreements and platform and distribution arrangements, and advises clients in relation to on-going regulatory and compliance matters, including the application of the UCITS directive, AIFMD, MiFID II and the Benchmark Regulation and ESG developments (including SDR, SFDR and the Taxonomy Regulation).

Harry spent several months on secondment at Legal & General Investment Management in 2021.

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"Extremely client focused and aware of the demands of the regulators, describing how to comply with requirements in a straightforward but yet thorough manner."

The UK Legal 500 2023

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