Lucy FrewPartner at Walkers
Lucy Frew is based in Walkers' Cayman Islands Office, where she heads the Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group. She joined the firm in 2016 and brings over 15 years' experience of advising clients on financial services and markets regulation and risk management. Lucy's clients are financial institutions across the wholesale and retail spectrum, including a range of alternative finance and payment services providers and other financial technology businesses as well as banks, investment fund managers, brokers, retail investment advisors and trading venues. Typical matters range from strategic advice to the full range of financial regulatory applications and notifications as well as day-to-day financial regulatory compliance, contentious financial regulatory matters and risk management. Many of Lucy’s matters have a cross-border element.
Prior to joining Walkers, Lucy headed the financial regulatory practice at her former firm in London. As well as having advised financial institutions in private practice in international law firms in London since 2001, she also brings in-house experience as legal counsel at UBS and was also seconded as case lawyer to the UK Financial Services Authority (Financial Conduct Authority). Lucy has also served on many boards and committees, with a particular focus on risk management, governance and financial and cybercrime prevention. She has also been actively involved in many industry working groups, including AIMA working groups, including in relation to market ethics guidance, AIFMD, MiFID II/MiFIR and MAR, and is a member of 100 Women in Finance.