The following is a snapshot of our team.

Giuseppe Giusti – Managing Director

Giuseppe is a corporate, investment funds and financial services lawyer based in London with more than 20 years of experience.  He is the managing director of FSREG and is admitted to practice law in the United Kingdom, New York and Italy.

Giuseppe’s main areas of expertise are:
1.     The establishment of private equity, venture capital, real estate and UCITS funds.
2.   Advising on capital raisings, the acquisition and disposal of portfolio companies and other M&A transactions.
3.   Advising on UK and EU financial services regulation, including SMCR, MIFID 2 and AIFMD, and assisting financial services business to obtain authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Giuseppe can be contacted by email (contact@fsreg.com – FAO Giuseppe Giusti), phone (+44 20 7502 6621) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/giuseppe-giusti-5a68a85b).

Zhirou Li – Associate

Zhirou is a consultant at FSREG and is responsible for the China practice.  She has completed an LLM in Regulation and Compliance (Financial Institutions) with distinction at Queen Mary University of London and an Actuarial Science and Risk Management undergraduate degree in China.

Zhirou is fluent in both English and Mandarin and is currently based in Beijing.  Her main areas of expertise are:

1.   Assisting UK and EU fund managers on setting up and marketing investment funds in China and vice-versa.

2.   Advising companies on cross-border transactions between Europe and China.

3.   Advising property buyers, sellers and developers in commercial and residential property transactions involving China, the UK and the EU.

Zhirou can be contacted by email (beijing@fsreg.com – FAO Zhirou Li), phone (+44 20 7502 6621) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/zhirou-li-764a86172).

Taut Medziukevičius – Paralegal

Taut is a paralegal at FSREG and focuses on corporate, investment funds and litigation matters.  He  holds a First Class Honours  LLB in Law from Queen Mary University of London and is originally from Lithuania.

Taut’s main areas of expertise are:

1.   Advising founders, entrepreneurs and investors on a full range of corporate matters including venture capital transactions, launching new businesses and reorganising existing businesses.

2.   Advising fund managers on the establishment and liquidation of private equity and other closed-ended investment funds, including associated carried-interest and co-investment vehicles.

3.   Assisting businesses on litigation matters in the UK and the US, including on trademark opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) in the US.

Taut can be contacted by email (tm@fsreg.com), phone (+44 20 7502 6621) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tautvydas-medziukevicius).

Sulaiman Siddiqui – Legal Assistant

Sulaiman is a legal assistant at FSREG and focuses on investment funds, financial crime and corporate finance matters.  He  holds a First Class Honours  LLB in Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Sulaiman’s main areas of expertise are:

1.   Advising private fund managers and cryptocurrency businesses on their compliance with UK money laundering regulations, including customer due diligence, onboarding and ongoing monitoring.

2.   Advising fund managers on the establishment and liquidation of private equity and other closed-ended investment funds, including associated carried-interest and co-investment vehicles.

3.   Assisting businesses to access Government-sponsored grants, financial support packages and contracts.

Sulaiman can be contacted by email (ss@fsreg.com), phone (+44 20 7502 6621) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sulaiman-siddiqui).