Scots regulation agency appoints new authorized director to strengthen providers

A SCOTTISH regulation agency, Pinsent Masons has strengthened its monetary providers providing in Scotland with the appointment of Authorized Director, Caroline Whitten, who has joined from Sainsbury’s Financial institution.

Edinburgh based mostly shopper credit score specialist Caroline will work alongside not too long ago appointed insurance coverage regulatory and business Authorized Director, Chris Riach, who has rejoined Pinsent Masons after a number of years in-house with a big life insurer.

Pinsent Masons’ Edinburgh workplace within the monetary district’s Capital Sq. can also be dwelling to the agency’s UK Head of asset administration and funding funds observe, David Younger, who’s including two affiliate legal professionals to his staff.

Caroline Whitten
Client credit score specialist Caroline Whitten. Picture provided with launch from Positive PR.

The monetary providers staff can also be bolstered by the addition of two newly certified solicitors from the agency’s traineeship programme and the current Monetary Providers sector appointment of Amie Bain as a pensions Associate in Glasgow.

The appointments imply Pinsent Masons can have 10 funds, insurance coverage and monetary providers specialists working from Edinburgh and Glasgow that are a part of a 52-strong group advising monetary providers shoppers within the UK, Eire, Luxembourg and Dubai.

Colin Learn, Associate and Head of Regulatory, Insurance coverage & Funds at Pinsent Masons, stated: “We’re delighted to welcome Caroline to the staff and her intensive retail banking and regulatory experience will undoubtedly enhance our total providing to monetary providers shoppers in Scotland and additional afield.

“Along with the sooner appointment of Chris Riach in Edinburgh, this alerts a transparent dedication to strengthening our capabilities in what’s a dynamic and aggressive market.

“Our enlarged Scottish staff additionally advantages from Pinsent Masons’ wider London and worldwide presence as we assist shoppers seeking to discover international progress alternatives.”