Bethany Gregory

Bethany Gregory


Bethany has experience in representing financial institutions and corporates in commercial disputes.

She has also represented client in relation to a range of regulatory investigations involving the UK Financial Conduct Authority and other international authorities.

Prior to qualification, Bethany trained at the firm, during which she also gained experience in the leveraged finance and global loans, and projects, energy and infrastructure practices. She was seconded for six months to the firm's New York office.


Pro bono

In 2019, Bethany was awarded the Pro Bono and Community Investment Award (Trainee Category) by the firm for: volunteering at Coram Children’s Legal Centre, helping children achieve their right to British citizenship; working on immigration cases for victims of domestic violence in the U.S.; carrying out research in the field of human rights for several NGOs; and mentoring young people from low socio-economic backgrounds.

Bethany also joined the Editorial Team of The Business & Human Rights Review, published by the firm’s Human Rights Working Group, in 2019

Published Work

  • UK Financial Conduct Authority enforcement insights (Allen & Overy Investigations Insight, October 2021)
  • Disclosure of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) in civil litigation (Allen & Overy Investigations Insight, August 2021)
  • No time to waste: clarifying knowledge in time bar provisions (Allen & Overy Compact Contract, July 2021)
  • Privilege in investigations: the journey continues (Practical Law, May 2021)
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.