Chris Finney


Chris is a partner in our financial services practice. He advises banks, insurers, reinsurers, asset managers, lenders, and FinTech businesses of all kinds, on the most complex, challenging and commercially sensitive regulatory issues they face.

Chris qualified in private practice in 1996. He was a senior lawyer in General Counsel’s Division at the Financial Services Authority between 2001 and 2011; and joined Fox Williams as a partner in April 2017.

Chris' article 'The UK's Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR)' was published on Global Banking and Finance Review. Please click here to read the full article.

"Chris Finney is very impressive as well as being very personable. It goes without saying he is a subject matter expert"
(Legal 500, 2020)

"Chris's experience is such that he has an excellent understanding of the regulation of financial services. This is an invaluable resource."
(Client feedback, Chambers UK, 2019)

Read more of my articles

What should a financial firm do if an employee goes rogue during lock down?

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime: advice on Covid-19 employment issues for financial services firms and professionals