Nick Bradbury


Nick has over 20 years of experience advising on regulatory matters within the financial services sector. His clients include some of the world’s leading banks, broker-dealers, asset managers, private equity funds, FinTechs and other financial institutions.

Nick has a broad regulatory practice and particular areas of focus for him include: the regulation of the wholesale financial markets and financial market infrastructure (securities and derivatives sales and trading; trading venues and exchanges; payment systems; and clearing houses); digital and crypto assets, and uses of distributed ledger technology and tokenisation in innovative financial products and financial market infrastructure; prime brokerage, custody and securities financing; transaction banking and cash management services; and bank resolution and recovery, and ring-fencing.

Nick also has extensive experience of advising on the regulatory aspects of corporate M&A and ECM/DCM transactions, and insolvency and restructuring in the financial institutions sector. He acts for some of the leading global private equity firms and sovereign wealth funds on financial institutions M&A and private credit transactions.


  • Nick is ranked as a “Next Generation Partner” in Legal 500 and a “Leading Lawyer - Highly Regarded” in IFLR 1000
  • He was included in the 2020 Global Banking Regulation Review “45 under 45” global list of leading regulatory practitioners



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005


MA, Law, Christ Church College, Oxford University, 2001
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