Matt Hancock is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's London Office. He is focused on contentious regulation with a particular concentration on clients’ interactions with the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA). He has considerable experience defending individuals and corporates against regulatory Enforcement action and in helping regulated corporates and individuals pre-empt and manage other forms of regulatory scrutiny. He is also very experienced in the interaction between UK regulation and employment law, with a strong background in the UK Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
Matt is recognised by Legal 500 2024 in the Financial Services: Contentious section, where he is described by sources as “one of the most savvy, charismatic and strategically effective practitioners around.” Commentators also say: “For contentious regulation, enforcement and supervision matters, Matt Hancock is the go-to individual. He is exceptionally bright and commercial, with a charming and calm manner,” and other sources add that “Matt is always engaged, has excellent judgment and strikes the perfect tone with the regulator. And he is a delight to work with.”
- FCA and PRA enforcement
- FCA supervision
- Regulatory advisory work
- Internal investigations