Emily Reid | London | Hogan Lovells

Emily Reid

Senior Counsel Global Regulatory

Languages

English

Reid Emily

Emily Reid
Reid Emily
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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“Emily Reid is lauded for navigating clients through compliance with PSD2 and other major payments legal regimes - "She really knows the payments regulations," says a client”

Chambers UK-Wide 2020

Emily has a reputation for delivering innovative ideas and solutions.  She is sponsoring senior counsel for the consulting business which she was responsible for launching in 2016, to complement our Financial Services Legal Practice. She has a wealth of experience in the law and regulation that applies to firms in the retail banking, payments, consumer finance and merchant acquiring industries, advising clients from FinTech start-ups to major banks and financial institutions and has worked extensively with colleagues in other sectors within the financial services industry.  With this background she understands the value that a consulting practice adds in complex matters from major projects to remediations and transactions.

“She is ranked in Band 1 for payments and consumer finance, listed as ‘Leading Individual’ for Legal 500, FinTech UK 2022 and was named ‘Women in FinTech Powerlist 2022 in the Senior Leader Category’ by Innovate Finance.”

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"Emily Reid is the beating heart of the Hogan Lovells FinTech practice and its most passionate proponent. She also has a unique ability to adopt the FinTech “whiteboard” mentality and really think things through from first principles."

Legal 500 UK 2022

Representative experience

Advising on digitalisation and simplification projects

Analysing business activities to determine whether they are regulated and the laws and regulations that apply

Supporting applications for authorisation

Leading several regulatory change projects  e.g. PSD2 and consumer credit reform

Advising on structuring transactions from a regulatory perspective and on regulatory risk

Reviewing regulated lending businesses in preparation for an application to the FCA for full permission

Credentials

Education
  • B.A., University College London, BA, 1980

Recognition

Hall of Fame – FinTech Legal

Legal 500 UK

2023
‘Emily Reid is the beating heart of the Hogan Lovells FinTech practice and its most passionate proponent. She also has a unique ability to adopt the FinTech “whiteboard” mentality and really think things through from first principles.’

Client testimonial - Legal 500

2023
Women in FinTech Powerlist – Senior Leader Category (since 2019)

Innovate Finance

2021
Most outstanding lawyers

Acritas stars

2020
The Lawyers Hot 100 list

The Lawyers

2020
Acritas Stars

Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers

2019-2020
Banking and Finance: Bank Regulatory

Legal 500 EMEA

2019