LONDON – December 19, 2017 –International law firm Brown Rudnick LLP is pleased to announce that it has hired Jamie Symington as a partner to work alongside partners Peter Bibby and Chloe Pawson-Pounds in its contentious financial regulation team. 

Jamie's arrival will help build on the team's strong reputation for acting for firms and individuals facing inquiries from and investigations by financial regulators. 

Jamie brings a wealth of experience from his 18 years at the FCA (previously FSA) where he has been Director of Investigations since November 2015.   His experience includes running major regulatory enforcement cases, being a member of the senior enforcement team with oversight for all high-risk FCA cases and projects and deciding FCA strategy and policy.  On the criminal side, Jamie was responsible for establishing the criminal investigation and prosecution function at FCA.  He has also spent significant time dealing with international regulators. 

Peter Bibby, who leads Brown Rudnick’s contentious financial regulation team, said: "I am delighted that Jamie has chosen to join us to add further strength to our contentious financial regulation team bringing his vast experience of FCA's regulatory enforcement and criminal powers.  Clients will benefit from his wealth of experience and insight."

Neil Micklethwaite, Managing Partner of Brown Rudnick’s London office, said: "This is an exciting hire which further strengthens the firm's growing London disputes practice and shows our commitment to building a market leading White Collar and Government Investigations practice both here in the UK and Firm wide. I look forward to Jamie joining us."

About Brown Rudnick LLP

Brown Rudnick, an international law firm with offices in the United States and Europe, represents clients from around the world in high-stakes litigation, international arbitration and complex business transactions. Clients include public and private corporations, multinational Fortune 100 businesses and start-up enterprises. The Firm also represents investors, as well as official and ad hoc creditors’ committees in today’s largest corporate restructurings, both domestically and abroad. Founded more than 70 years ago, Brown Rudnick has more than 250 lawyers and government relations professionals providing advice and services across key areas of  the law. Beyond the United States, the Firm regularly serves clients in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America. With its Brown Rudnick Center for the Public Interest, the Firm has created an innovative model combining its pro bono, charitable giving and community volunteer efforts.