Hogan Lovells announces finance and fintech partner hire in London

London, 14 September 2022 – Hogan Lovells has announced today that it is to welcome finance and fintech partner Bryony Widdup to the firm’s Corporate & Finance practice group, based in the London office. An experienced banking and capital markets lawyer, Bryony advises funds, lending platforms, digital assets and blockchain-based offerings on their fundraising solutions. She will join the firm later this Autumn.

With over 15 years’ experience advising clients in the financial markets sector, Bryony has worked within a major European bank as well as in private practice, most recently holding the position of partner at DLA Piper. Her practice focuses on finance for funds, a broad range of lending platforms (including blockchain-based offerings) and digital assets including token structuring and issuance. She also advises on sustainable finance and investment solutions, with a particular focus on advising the crypto and digital assets sector on its net zero transition. Bryony further contributes to the sector through her roles as a member of the Advisory Council for Global Digital Finance, co-chairing the Stablecoin and Digital Assets ESG working groups, and is also a member of City UK; tackling some of the most pressing issues facing the sector.

James Doyle, Global Head of the Corporate & Finance practice at Hogan Lovells commented: “Bryony is a talented finance lawyer with a great market reputation among the more traditional and evolving financial market players. Her appointment further bolsters our Digital Assets and Blockchain practice to meet the growing demand from this rapidly evolving market, while also enhancing our fund finance practice.”


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