Samantha WardPartner at Clifford Chance
Samantha is a Partner in Clifford Chance's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. She has broad contentious regulatory and commercial litigation experience and has advised clients on a range of contentious domestic and cross border matters/investigations including those involving the FCA, Payment Systems Regulator, SFO, as well as antitrust authorities such as the European Commission and CMA. Sam has had senior secondments to clients and regulators including the former OFT and the Bank of England.
In addition, Sam is a core member of the firm's Tech Group. Within this context, Sam also advises clients on regulatory enforcement in the payments sector as well as data/cyber enforcement. The breadth of Sam’s recent work in this space is such that she has excellent insight into the overlapping risks emerging in the payments sector relating to data privacy, regulatory enforcement and antitrust.