Welcome to Minerva Chambers

About Minerva Chambers

We are a non-traditional set of barristers' chambers practising English law and specialising in financial services related work.

We use our knowledge and practical experience of working at a senior level with investment banks and funds and our expertise in the field of financial law to provide legal and outsourcing solutions for our clients.

We advise a wide variety of clients including investment banks and investment management firms, hedge fund managers, overseas law firms, UK legal and accountancy firms and investors.

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Areas of Work

Our principal areas of work are:

  • European market infrastructure reform (EMIR)
  • Master agreement outsourcing
  • On-exchange and OTC derivatives advice
  • Confirmation drafting and advice
  • Advice on clearing issues and clearing rules
  • FCA/PRA regulatory advice

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Barristers at Minerva Chambers

Our members specialise in commercial, banking, financial market and derivatives law advice and dispute resolution. They also bring exceptional in-house legal, magic circle, trading floor, financial exchange and quant experience and expertise.

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FCA/PRA Advice

We provide advice on FCA/PRA regulatory and compliance issues including advice and guidance on all aspect of the financial services and markets legislation and the conduct of business rules in the FCA/PRA handbook...

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Practice

Our principal areas of work are:

  • Master agreement outsourcing
  • On exchange and OTC derivatives advice
  • Confirmation drafting and advice
  • Advice on clearing issues and clearing rules

Master Agreements

We have comprehensive knowledge of all types of master agreement together with an in-depth understanding of how the master agreements are processed within banks and financial institutions...

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