Risk Advisory

Risks can impact the delivery of your strategy, but can also provide market opportunities and competitive advantage.

Our risk and regulatory advisory  team leverage significant experience dealing with regulators, combined with expertise gained from in house roles, to support boards, GC’s and Risk Managers assess and manage the multitude of uncertainties you face and help you keep your strategy on track.

Why choose Foot Anstey

Using an Anticipate, Prevent and Cure model our cross discipline team of advisors help you look at your risk management holistically to drive operational consistency and prevent risks getting in the way of your growth:

Anticipate

Our approach is proactive. We aim to prevent future risks before they occur by anticipating what could potentially trip you up. Horizon gazing to spot emerging issues is one way we can help you build organisational resilience, protect your reputation and explore whether risk uncertainties also bring opportunities.

Prevent

'Prevention is better than cure' whether that be spotting risks in a corporate or real estate acquisition, helping you stay safe as you commercialise your data, or as you manage issues around equal pay, anti-bribery policies and payment practices. We can go one step further and undertake a full business audit, as a regulator might, to sense check and spot the gaps between plan and reality so that we can help you ensure your business is minimising the chances of issues materialising.

Cure

But, of course, incidents do happen. When they do we are on 24/7 standby to be your critical friend in a moment of crisis, guiding your initial response through to conclusion of regulatory investigations and enforcement utilising our cross discipline regulatory experts and reputation management specialists.

Related services

Data, privacy and information security

The way we live, buy, travel and are entertained – indeed all aspects of our lives – have been transformed by technological and digital advances.

We understand the commercial possibilities of data and seek to support you with the delivery of your data-related business strategy.

Reputation Management

Your brand and reputation is one of your most important assets and needs to be protected.

Our expert team can provide you with the best possible response to any reputation management scenario you face.

Commercial

Whether or not your company has an in-house legal function, running a business today presents many complex challenges. 

We think it’s important that we genuinely get to know our clients businesses – that’s how we can deliver value that goes beyond just the monetary.

Environmental issues

Climate change presents some of the toughest questions for business.

Our edge as environmental lawyers is our experience of feeding into policymaking in Parliament, government and local authorities.

Finance

At Foot Anstey, we’ve invested in our team of finance experts. We hire, develop and retain lawyers with deep specialisms in specific areas of finance law – because we know you need and want more than a jack of all trades.

Pensions

Pensions are an essential part of an employer offering to employees, one that’s vital to existing and prospective employees.

Our expertise means we can help with all aspects of pension advice – for employee or trustee – from salary sacrifice arrangements and pension disputes, to work place pensions and defined benefit issues.

Employment

Having the right people in the right place, displaying the right behaviours through the right processes can be just as hard as it sounds.

Our experienced team of experts are able to provide you with timely, commercial advice for day-to-day advice to project support.

Fraud

Fraud is big business. It costs the UK economy over £100 billion a year. It creates holes in your finances. It sows distrust among your colleagues and partners.

The threat of fraud will never cease. Which is why we’ll always be ready to act.

Restructuring and Insolvency

The pace of change in today’s world is disrupting businesses. Markets are increasingly volatile. Industries are evolving at a pace not seen before sometimes resulting in financial distress and challenge for businesses

With the ability of our team to innovate and think creatively, we will support you in determining your restructuring and insolvency options and how to manage your risk.

Our people

Our experts take a holistic approach to your needs and combine this with their experience across a broad range of legal areas.