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Martin Coombes is an English qualified senior solicitor in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Global Financial Regulatory, Financial Institutions, Investment Funds and ESG practice groups.
Martin specializes in advising on UK and EU financial services regulation. He advises on a wide range of financial services and compliance issues including advice on UK and EU regulatory developments, the regulatory aspects of corporate transactions and the on-going compliance obligations of financial services firms. Martin also has experience of conducting internal investigations for financial services firms and acting on a section 166 skilled person review under the Financial Services and Markets Act. His clients include institutional asset managers, private equity firms, hedge fund managers, credit fund managers, investment banks, cryptoasset firms, payment services firms and corporate finance houses.
Martin has completed client secondments to the London Legal and Compliance departments of two US asset managers.
He graduated from Newcastle University with a First Class honors degree in Law and has been awarded the Bachelor of Civil Law from Pembroke College, University of Oxford. He completed the Legal Practice Course (Distinction) at BPP Law School, London. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Martin practiced in the Financial Services Regulation Department of a leading international law firm in London.
University of Oxford - 2012 Bachelor of Civil Law
BPP Law School - 2012 Legal Practice Course
University of Newcastle - 2009 LL.B. (Hons)
England & Wales - Solicitor