Adrian is a leading fintech lawyer with a wealth of experience in advising on fund and asset management, retail finance and mortgage and consumer credit, payment services and electronic money, virtual and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, and distributed ledger technology. His client base comprises financial institutions, high-net-worth individuals, start-ups, and major private and public companies in relation to regulation and compliance.
In addition to his general legal practice, Adrian is a founder of and an investor in a number of tech start-ups, providing him with a unique understanding of the issues faced by young and growing businesses.
He is also a mentor on the Barclays Techstars Accelerator, heavily engaged in shaping regional fintech hubs with the APPG on Fintech, and has assisted the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in relation to its RegTech initiatives since 2015, and more recently the FCA and Bank of England on Model Driven Machine Executable Regulation, supporting the development and adoption of new technologies that aid the delivery of regulatory requirements.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
‘Knowledgeable’ Adrian Shedden is commended for his ‘fast turnarounds and strong sense of perspective’ – Legal 500 2017
|2018||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2015 - 2018||Burges Salmon LLP | Senior Associate then Head of Fintech and Regulated Lending|
|2014 - 2015||Norton Rose Fullbright LLP | Associate and Payments Lead|
|2011 - 2014||King & Wood Mallesons LLP | Associate and Payments Lead|
|2011||Aspect Capital | Secondee covering Head of Compliance|
|2009 - 2011||King & Wood Mallesons LLP | Associate|
|2009||Qualified as a solicitor|