Practice & Background

Joe Hewton is a member of the financial regulatory group. He advises financial institution clients on matters of regulatory compliance, including the conduct and defence of FCA investigations and enforcement proceedings. Mr. Hewton’s experience includes assisting clients to notify and prepare reports for the FCA; responding to s166 FSMA skilled person’s reports, private warnings and information requirements; advising in relation to thematic reviews and general supervision enquiries; and preparing individuals for regulatory interviews. He also has experience of advising on non-contentious matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hewton trained in the London office of a leading law firm, which included secondments to an insurance company and the compliance advisory team of a leading international bank.