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"I have advised a wide range of regulatory bodies and financial sector clients."

Deborah Sabalot Deane has over 35 years of experience in advising a wide range of financial sector clients on UK and international banking and financial services regulatory and compliance issues. 


Deborah was a partner of PwC Legal (Landwell), the associated law firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Previously she held an “of counsel” role at Lovells and prior to that Deborah was Director of Regulatory Services at KPMG and a senior lawyer in Clifford Chance's Financial Services Group.

Deborah is an English solicitor and a US qualified lawyer.

Deborah has worked as a consultant to the FCA and its predecessor regulators on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. She has also acted as an expert witness on regulation and organisational arrangements in financial sector firms.

A professional associate of Outer Temple Chambers, Deborah has been a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics and she lectures on executive courses at the LSE.

Deborah has also served as a member of the FSA's Working Party on Client Money and Assets and she has contributed to working groups of the Financial Markets Law Committee and its predecessor, the Financial Law Panel.


Deborah is the consultant editor of the Butterworth’s Securities and Financial Services Law Handbook.

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