Mark Smith

Associate, London



Mark has wide-ranging experience advising firms across the financial services sector on regulatory perimeter issues, corporate transactions, and interactions with regulators, both domestically and on cross-border matters.

Mark's practice covers all aspects of financial services law, including payments, investment services, funds, financial markets, consumer credit, cryptocurrencies / virtual assets, and anti-money laundering legislation.

Mark focuses on helping clients to develop innovative products and services, explore strategic opportunities, implement and sustain compliance systems and controls, and identify and respond to emerging risks.

Mark has completed client secondments coordinating regulatory projects for a market-leading e-money institution, a consumer finance group, and a major British multinational retailer.

Mark takes a keen interest in the application of emerging technologies to financial services, particularly developments in artificial intelligence, the internet of things and blockchain technology.

Mark is named as a key lawyer and 'Rising Star' for Fintech by Legal 500 UK.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, England and Wales
BA (Hons)
King's College London
Graduate Diploma in Law
University of Law
MA Legal Practice and Business
BPP University


Awards and Recognition

Rising Star for Fintech, The Legal 500 UK 2024