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Taylor Wessing strengthens FinTech team

Taylor Wessing strengthens FinTech team


Taylor Wessing welcomes financial services regulatory expert Charlotte Witherington as a partner, enhancing FinTech advisory capabilities for clients

Taylor Wessing, a prominent law firm, has appointed Charlotte Witherington as a partner based in London, bolstering the firm's expertise in financial services regulatory matters, particularly in FinTech. Formerly at Freshfields, Charlotte's hiring aligns with the firm's focus on providing expert advice on UK and EU financial services law and regulation to both domestic and international clients.

With a strong reputation in advising on FinTech regulatory issues, Taylor Wessing's Financial Services Regulatory team aims to leverage Charlotte Witherington's experience in navigating the intersection of technology and traditional financial services. The team specialises in assisting clients in implementing regulatory changes and undertaking projects driven by technological advancements in the financial services sector.

Head of Taylor Wessing's Financial Services Regulatory team, Charlotte Hill, expressed confidence that Charlotte Witherington's expertise will enhance the firm's service offerings, particularly in expanding its market-leading FinTech practice in London and internationally.

Charlotte Witherington, who is tri-lingual in English, German, and Mandarin, shared her enthusiasm for joining Taylor Wessing, citing the firm's focus on the technology sector, innovative culture, impressive client base, and global platform as key factors driving her decision.

This marks Taylor Wessing's third lateral partner hire in 2024, following strategic appointments of Ryan Ferry and Giles Crown, signalling the firm's commitment to strengthening its capabilities across various practice areas.