Harvey Knight

Partner | London

Client services contact Danielle Bye


Track record

Judicial review of the FSA

Securing the first successful judicial review of the FSA and one of its own initiated enforcement investigations Ford, R (on the application of) v The Financial Services Authority [2011] EWHC 2583. His client was a Chief Executive against whose firm, Keydata Investment Services Limited the FSA had intervened on an unprecedented scale. Harvey has been involved in numerous subsequent cases involving such FSA/FCA intervention against the corporate entities involved.

Contesting regulatory proceedings

Contesting regulatory proceedings to the Upper Tribunal and the Court of Appeal including the successful and unprecedented reversion of a FCA ban of a senior manager (Andrew Tinney v The Financial Conduct Authority [2019] UKUT 0227 (TCC).

FCA and PRA enforcement proceedings

Securing favourable settlements for senior executives in FCA and PRA enforcement proceedings as well as numerous successful non-routine FCA approval applications and FCA Supervisory resolutions.

Overseas regulators

Successfully handling overseas regulators and/or enforcement agencies' requests for assistance.