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Cristina Faro

Associate
Financial Services & Insurance

Cristina advises insurers, brokers, non-traditional insurance intermediaries, MGAs, start-ups and a range of financial services providers. on insurance, financial services, regulatory, contentious and advisory issues.

She deals with claims and investigations against a range of financial professionals including financial adviser networks, broking firms, asset and fund managers, offshore trustees, pension providers, accountants and insolvency practitioners.

With established expertise in policy coverage advice on professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’ and financial institutions’ insurance, including monitoring large regulatory investigations and class actions, Cristina’s experience also extends to financial services regulatory advice on FCA rules and supervisory issues.

Having undertaken secondments to the commercial and financial claims teams of two global insurers, she has strengthened her deep knowledge of the insurance sector and broadened her commercial outlook in delivering pragmatic solutions for clients.

  • Insurance claims
  • Insurance coverage and monitoring
  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial services regulation
  • Financial services investigations

Career

  • Associate, Capital Law Limited (Mar 2022 – present)
  • Senior Associate, RPC (July 2021 – February 2022)
  • Associate, RPC (September 2016 – June 2021)
  • Claims Adjuster (secondee), AXA XL (November 2019 – July 2020)
  • Claims Specialist (secondee), Liberty Specialty Markets (August 2018 – January 2019)
  • Trainee Solicitor, RPC (September 2014 – September 2016)
  • Legal Assistant, TLT (May 2013 – July 2014)
  • Paralegal, Womble Bond Dickinson (formerly Bond Pearce) (October 2012 – May 2013)

Education

  • University of Plymouth: LPC (2011 – 2012)
  • University of Bristol: LLB Law (2008 – 2011)

Memberships / Trustee Positions

  • The Law Society of England and Wales

Languages

  • Spanish (limited working proficiency)