Rachael Preston Senior Associate

Rachael is a senior associate in the firm’s financial services regulation team. Rachael provides advice and support on a broad range of legal, regulatory and commercial matters relating to the retail financial services market.

Rachael acts for a diversity of clients ranging from institutional banks, asset managers, intermediaries, retail lenders, private equity houses and hedge funds, to new entrants to the market, individuals and companies for whom financial services are not their core business.

Rachael has a broad regulatory practice. Her experience includes advising domestic and overseas clients on matters relating to the UK regulatory perimeter, regulatory change, FCA authorisation, corporate governance and systems and controls, consumer credit, retail banking and financial crime prevention. She also regularly supports on market-leading corporate transactions involving the acquisition, disposal and reorganisation of authorised firms. Rachael also has a particular interest in policy developments in the retail, wealth and personal finance space.

Rachael has strong client-side experience having completed a year-long secondment in the consumer products division of a global insurer. During this time Rachael helped launch a significant global travel insurance partnership with a leading online travel services provider in several European jurisdictions.

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