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Wesley Lalich

Financial Regulation Managing Associate, London

"I advise on a range of contentious and non-contentious financial regulatory matters, providing clients with pragmatic and commercially sensible solutions to their most complex problems."


Wesley has experience in advising a wide range of financial institutions, including investment banks, retail banks and insurers, as well as corporates on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious financial regulation matters. This has included advising in relation to: pre-enforcement dialogue, investigations and enforcement action by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulatory Authority; internal investigations and section 166 Financial Services and Markets Act reviews; and regulatory rules and governance and compliance issues on existing and emerging areas of regulation, such as MiFID II, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime and operational resilience.

Work highlights

Wesley’s recent matters include:

  • advising a global financial institution on an FCA investigation regarding mis-selling and associated supervision and control issues in its wealth management division;
  • advising a global investment bank on an FCA investigation into its transaction monitoring and reporting systems;
  • advising an investment bank on the implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime; and
  • advising a major bank on conduct related whistle-blower investigations.