Kristen DiLemmo

Partner, London



Kristen DiLemmo is a partner in our Financial Services Regulatory team based in London.

Kristen advises banks, investment firms, asset managers and technology companies on a wide range of financial services regulatory matters. She has extensive experience across the spectrum of UK and EU regulation, including MiFID II, AIFMD, EMIR, MAR and payment services regulation.

Kristen helps clients navigate the complexities of financial regulation while emphasizing practical, business-focused solutions. She appreciates the particular challenge that regulated firms face when operating cross-border, and keeps operational realities at the forefront when advising.

Prior to joining White & Case, Kristen worked as regulatory counsel for a global information and technology company, and she draws on this commercial perspective when advising.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
BPP Law School
BPP Law School
University of Oxford
University of Pittsburgh


Advising a global investment bank on the impacts of sustainable finance disclosure requirements on ESG product manufacturing 

Advising an EU market infrastructure provider on continuing its UK operations post-Brexit

Representation of a G20 central bank on its development of a new payment services and open banking framework

Representation of third-country and domestic fund managers on structuring and marketing requirements under AIFMD

Advising a European energy company on EMIR margining requirements and the renegotiation of its clearing arrangements 

Representation of an MTF operator and a data reporting service provider (APA/ARM) on MiFID II readiness*

Representation of a UK investment firm on the establishment of operations in Amsterdam as part of Brexit planning*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case

Awards and Recognition

Key Lawyer for Financial Services Regulatory, The Legal 500 UK 2024