"I have advised a wide range of regulatory bodies and financial sector clients."
Deborah Sabalot has over 30 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 from 2002 to 2005. Previously she had held an “of counsel” role at Lovells from 2000 to 2002 and prior to 2000 Deborah was Director of Regulatory Services at KPMG (1995-2000) and a senior lawyer in Clifford Chance's Financial Services Group (1988 – 1995).
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.
Deborah has worked on a wide variety of legal and regulatory projects for UK and overseas clients including applications for authorisation, compliance projects including MiFID and EMIR implementation and providing advice on various aspects of the Financial Services and Markets Act and the FCA/FSA Rules.
A professional associate of Outer Temple Chambers, Deborah was a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics from 2010 to 2012 and she regularly 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 now in its 18th annual edition.