Harvey Knight

Partner | London

Secretary Mandi Gornall


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.