Henrietta de Salis

Partner

London
Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP
Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9AW
T +44 20 3580 4710
F +44 20 3580 4800
hdesaliswillkie.com

Henrietta de Salis is a partner in Willkie’s London office, where she is a part of the Firm’s Asset Management and Corporate & Financial Services Departments, as well as the Structured Finance & Derivatives and Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Groups.

Henrietta is a financial services lawyer providing advice and transaction support to banks, securities firms, asset and investment managers, funds and intermediaries — including broker-dealers, custodians, trading platforms, private equity firms, wealth managers and insurers — on UK and European financial services legislation and compliance matters in both the wholesale and retail markets.

Henrietta is recognised as a “Notable Practitioner” in the current edition of IFLR1000 for Financial Services Regulatory.

Henrietta's practice includes advising on:

  • licensing requirements and ongoing compliance issues, including conduct of business rule matters
  • regulatory aspects of strategic and complex transactions relevant to financial institutions including M&A, reorganisations, integration of merged firms and joint venture and consortium arrangements
  • structuring and marketing of funds, derivatives and other investment products and financial instruments
  • agreements including terms of business with customers, clearers, custodians and other service providers including material outsourcing requirements
  • regulatory developments and implementation issues for firms (e.g., in relation to MiFID and MiFID II, AIFMD, CRDIV, EMIR, MAR)
  • legal and regulatory requirements under UK and EU regulations relating to sustainability and other Environmental (E ), Social (S) and Governance (G) issues
  • senior management issues related to governance, policy and procedures
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Henrietta de Salis is a partner in Willkie’s London office, where she is a part of the Firm’s Asset Management and Corporate & Financial Services Departments, as well as the Structured Finance & Derivatives and Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Groups.

Prior Experience

Henrietta has extensive experience both in private practice and in-house. She was a managing director in the Legal Department at Dresdner Kleinwort and head of capital markets (legal) at Swiss Re, giving her valuable insight into the requirements of financial institutions.

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