Barnabas (Barney) Reynolds

A&O Shearman - United Kingdom



+44 20 7655 5528

Market leader

Bar admissions:

England & Wales


United Kingdom

Practice areas:

Financial services regulatory

Industry sectors:

Financial services

Barnabas (Barney) Reynolds is Global Head of the Financial Services Industry Group and is also a member of the firm's Executive Group.

He is one of the leading financial institution practitioners. He specialises in banking and financial markets law and regulation, clearing, settlement, derivatives, asset management and insurance regulation.  His advises banks, asset managers, insurers, financial infrastructure providers, governments and public bodies on regulatory, governance, enforcement and securities law matters, as well as on acquisitions, disputes, bank resolution and insolvency matters. He has advised on many of the most transformative transactions and has extensive experience in helping clients with their domestic and cross-border legal and regulatory situations. He also helps smaller companies navigate their way to success.

  • Financial services regulatory

  • Queens’ College Cambridge, LL.M., 1990
  • Downing College Cambridge, M.A., 1989