Cummings | Fisher Team

Our highly experienced team is backed by several decades of experience working with venture capitalists, start-up and scale-up businesses, private equity and hedge funds as well as traditional banks and financial institutions.

Claire Cummings


Phone: 0207 861 4875

Claire practises financial services law with a focus on regulatory issues, cryptocurrencies and tokens, trading and brokerage documentation and advising both existing and start-up funds and fund managers.

Ron Feldman

Partner, Derivatives and Structured Finance

Phone: 0207 861 4170

Ron is a partner at Cummings Fisher with a broad experience in providing legal advice in relation to derivatives and structured finance transactions, prime brokerage and asset custody arrangements, to global financial institutions and hedge funds.

James Tinworth


James provides funds and UK financial services regulatory advice. His funds work focuses on hedge funds but he can advise in relation to all types of fund structures. He is a specialist in the AIFMD.

Duncan Black


Duncan is a partner specialising in contentious financial services work, including disputes, regulatory enforcement, disciplinary action and internal investigations.

Andrew Loan

Of Counsel, Tax and Structuring

Phone: 0207 861 4751

Andrew is both a solicitor and a chartered tax adviser, and served as an officer of the taxes committee of the International Bar Association.

Christina MacLean

Senior associate

Christina has wide experience of structuring, re-structuring and regulatory work advising a range of clients including UK and US fund managers and banks.

Jessica Poli

Senior Associate

Jessica has experience of the application of MiFID II, with particular emphasis on inducements and RPAs, structuring and negotiating documentation for lending and borrowing deals and negotiating derivative documentation.

Simon Lafferty


Simon is a financial regulatory lawyer who advises a broad range of clients including investment funds, investment firms and asset managers and other financial institutions such as banks and broker-dealers.



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