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Simon Lovegrove is a Know-how lawyer within the financial services team in London. Prior to joining Norton Rose LLP in January 2006 he spent several years working as a solicitor in the funds and financial services group of another City law firm advising on a variety of regulatory matters and issues concerning open and closed ended funds.
As the Know-how lawyer for the financial services team Simon's primary responsibility is to keep track of regulatory developments and update fee earners and clients. Simon is the author of the financial services client publications and also produces the financial services updater, MiFID updater and MIG updater.
Simon has a degree in law and a masters degree in business law. Since 2006 he has had a fortnightly regulatory column in the FT’s Financial Adviser magazine. He has also produced various articles on a variety of regulatory topics for other publications including Complinet. He also writes the regulation update column in Butterworth's Journal of International Banking and Financial Law.
Simon is the co-author of the commodities derivatives chapter in A Practitioner’s Guide to MiFID. He is also the co-author of the Compliance Officer Bulletin update on the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.