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Henry Day

| Call 2011

Profile: Banking and Financial Services

Experience and Expertise

Henry is currently instructed as a legal expert in relation to appeals arising out of the complaints process set up by RBS, with the agreement of the Financial Conduct Authority, for SME customers allegedly mistreated by the bank’s Global Restructuring Group (GRG) between 2008 and 2013. The complaints and appeals processes are overseen by an independent third party, Sir William Blackburne.

In 2015 Henry undertook a secondment to Eversheds’ Financial Services Disputes and Investigations department in London. Much of his time there was spent working on the defence, which ultimately proved successful, of an FCA Enforcement Investigation, including advising on the scope of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) s.66, the FCA’s Principles for Businesses and issues of privilege.

In 2013 he undertook a nine-month secondment at the FCA, during which he advised the regulator’s Policy and Supervision divisions on a wide range of issues arising from recent amendments to and the operation of FSMA, related statutory instruments and the FCA Handbook. He has continued to advise the FCA following his secondment.

Particular matters on which Henry has advised the FCA include:

Henry has also advised the FCA on a range of matters relating to regulated firms, including:

While at the FCA Henry also assisted in the drafting of notices under FSMA s.165, notices of variation of permission under FSMA Part 4A, attestations and deed polls.

Henry is a member of the Financial Services Lawyers Association.

 

Publications

Henry is an editor of Wurtzburg & Mills on Building Society Law, which he co-edits with Malcolm Waters QC, Elizabeth Ovey and Mark Fell.

Henry Day
"An up-and-coming junior, he is bright and user-friendly."

Chambers UK 2018