Victoria Ferres

Victoria Ferres


Victoria specialises in retail regulatory, compliance and financial crime matters.

She has experience of advising banks, building societies, financial institutions and non-financial institutions on both contentious and non-contentious consumer finance regulatory and compliance issues. Victoria advises on a broad range of retail products at all stages of the customer journey.

Victoria also has particular expertise advising on compliance frameworks and has substantial experience in working with clients on the design and implementation of appropriate internal policies, procedures, systems and controls for the purposes of complying with international standards and best practices. She regularly delivers both business and board level training on financial crime compliance matters.

Victoria’s experience has been further developed through a number of client secondments where she has worked closely with key stakeholders to advise on and deliver strategic regulatory change and regulatory licensing projects.

Published Work

  • Co-presenter of the Allen & Overy podcast “In Credit” listen here



Solicitor, England and Wales, 2013


BA(Hons), Law with French, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 2006

Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 2011

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.