What we do: Financial services solicitors
Our financial services lawyers can assist you with your requirements and walk you through what is needed whether you are applying for authorisation, drafting customer agreements or buying or selling a regulated business. Some of the typical areas we would help your business with include:
- Banking and finance law
- Payment services and electronic money issuance
- Consumer credit
- Applications for authorisation and variation of permission
- Approved person applications and requirements
- Dealing with regulators including change in control notifications
- Regulated activities and the FCA’s Perimeter guidance
- Financial promotions
- Outsourcing agreements
- Anti-Money Laundering
- Bribery Act requirements
- Data protection requirements
If you are looking to buy or sell a regulated business, our finance solicitors will also work closely with our corporate and tax teams to cover all aspects of your deal, so legal work is seamless for your entire transaction.
Who we help: Payment service providers, fintech companies, regtech companies, consumer credit providers, borrowers, lenders, private equity investors throughout the UK
We regularly give expert legal advice on financial services legislation to a wide range of clients and financial institutions including:
- Payment service providers (payment institutions, electronic money institutions, banks)
- Consumer credit firms (from small retailers to banks)
- Investment funds
- Asset and wealth management
- Finance companies and business development companies
- Fintech and regtech firms
Why choose Harper James? Our financial services regulation solicitors’ experience
Our financial services solicitors have all been recruited from top 100 UK law firms or from large international businesses. Find out more about our financial services solicitors here:
Rana is a commercial solicitor specialising in commercial contracts, data protection and financial services.View profile
Financial Services Solicitor
John Pauley is a Financial Services Solicitor at Harper James, specialising in payment services, electronic money, consumer credit and cryptocurrencies.View profile
Jas is a coprorate solicitor at Harper James Solicitors, advising on coporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital & investments.View profile
Our three transparent pricing packages are designed to give you the widest possible access to high-quality legal advice, whatever the size and nature of your business:
Straightforward access to senior solicitors from £200 per hour.
An affordable solution for businesses needing one-off legal support. Receive 'City' partner-level expertise at a fraction of 'City' prices.
Have legal peace of mind for £189 per month with additional support from £99 per hour.
A monthly subscription legal support package specifically designed for start-ups and smaller businesses.
For businesses requiring 60+ hours of support a year, with prices equivalent to £99 per hour.
Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.