Emma Sutcliffe
Job Title
Partner, Disputes & Investigations
Simmons & Simmons LLP
Speaker Bio
Emma is the Head of the UK Disputes and Investigations team at Simmons & Simmons LLP. Her practice area covers a broad scope of financial markets disputes but with a particular focus on contentious regulatory work. She has acted on a range of disputes and advisory work for UK and global investment banks, retail banks, asset managers, hedge funds, other financial institutions and regulated individuals. Emma covers the full spectrum of contentious regulatory advisory work from internal investigations, whistleblowing disputes, governance and culture reviews, Skilled Person reviews, supervisory intervention, regulatory enforcement and litigation, covering a variety of issues, including culture and conduct risk, transaction reporting, market abuse, systems and controls failures, ESG disclosures, AML and financial crime, regulatory reporting, as well as other matters regulated by the FCA where she spent a year on secondment in the Enforcement and Markets Oversight team. Emma has been the co-Chair of the firm’s gender balance network for 7 years and is a member of the Law Society’s Women’s Legal Division.