Arwen Handley

Arwen Handley


Email arwen.handley@​

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Arwen Handley advises banks and other financial institutions on regulatory enforcement matters, internal investigations, and litigation, with a particular focus on complex, cross-border matters. Her experience of working in-house for over 17 years at UBS, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley gives her a deep understanding of clients' requirements in these areas.

Immediately prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Arwen was a Managing Director at UBS, heading up their global Group Investigations Governance, Reporting and Whistleblowing Management function. Arwen originally joined UBS in March 2014 as Head of the EMEA Litigation group, covering litigious and contentious regulatory matters in the EMEA region. 

Prior to joining UBS, Arwen spent almost four years as Head of EMEA and Asia Litigation & Regulatory Inquiries at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before that, Arwen worked for eight years in the EMEA Litigation & Contentious Regulatory group at Morgan Stanley. Arwen has handled cases and investigations in numerous jurisdictions across the world, and has worked in London, New York, Washington DC and Hong Kong during her career.

Education and admissions


M.A., University of Cambridge, Trinity Hall

Court admissions

Supreme Court of England and Wales

High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

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