Jonathan Rogers

Partner, London


“Jonathan Rogers is an excellent strategic and lateral thinker, combined with an ability to cut to the core issues and key risks facing clients. Hands-on approach combined with gravitas and a clear, straightforward communication style means that the advice provided is incisive, pragmatic and solutions focused.”
Financial Services Regulatory, The Legal 500 UK 2024


Jonathan Rogers is a partner in our Financial Services Regulatory team based in London and leads our global Financial Services Regulatory (FSR) practice.

Jonathan is well known for acting at the forefront of heavily regulated FS sector projects requiring the execution of complex commercial and technological change. Jonathan guides financial services clients in the development and launch of their products and services and in the implementation of regulatory change projects. He also supports clients in their licencing, governance and compliance arrangements and in their relationships with regulators.

Jonathan has over 20 years of experience advising clients on the full range of FCA and PRA regulation and represents both international and domestic clients from the fintech, banking and lending, payments, funds and asset management, broker/dealer and insurance sectors.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
English Language and Literature
University of Oxford


Examples of his experience at his previous firm include:

Advising Tide obtain (in collaboration with ClearBank) a £60m grant from the Banking Competition Remedies Board and on the development of its banking platform.

Advising Square on the launch of its merchant acquiring and P2P cash app in the UK and EU.

Advising Amazon on the establishment of its seller lending platform in the UK.

Advising an established UK challenger bank on its capital structure and fund raising. 

Acting for banks, payment and e-money providers in the establishment of their account and payment services and terms using innovative and disruptive technologies, such as Squirrel, Boku, Tide, Koine, dozens and ClickadBuy.

Advising a number of online asset management businesses on their licencing and services, such as Nutmeg, Wealthsimple and Netwealth. 

Advising Index Ventures on its investment into Revolut.

Advising Interactive Investor on its acquisition of TD Direct.

Advising asset manager Brewin Dolphin on a project to unitise its segregated client mandates onto a new platform and into a pooled fund structure.

Establishing and licencing Multrees a fund and securities custody business coupled with an outsourced asset management administration solution.

Advising leading merchant and retail business on their use of payment services, including their use of merchant acquirer services, card schemes, SEPA integration, PCI DSS compliance and on products such as vouchers and loyalty programmes.

Awards and Recognition

Leading Individual for Financial Services Regulatory, The Legal 500 UK 2023 – 2024

Leading Individual for Fintech, The Legal 500 UK 2024