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 founder and 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).

Khulan Batbayar – Associate

Khulan is a consultant at FSREG and focuses on investment funds and financial services matters.  Khulan also has experience working on various cross-border corporate transactions in Mongolia and has recently completed an LLM at Queen Mary University of London.  She is currently training to become an English solicitor.

Khulan’s main areas of expertise are:

1.   Advising real estate fund managers on the full spectrum of EU and UK financial services regulation, including SMCR, MIFID 2 and AIFMD.

2.   Advising Payment Services Institutions, E-Money Institutions and other Fintech companies on their regulatory obligations and the process of obtaining FCA authorisation in the United Kingdom.

3.   Advising start-ups and entrepreneurs operating in the professional services or real estate sector on a broad spectrum of business matters including Trademark registrations and property management compliance.

Khulan can be contacted by email (contact@fsreg.com – FAO Khulan Batbayar), phone (+44 20 7502 6621) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/khulanbatbayar).

Andrea Ferrarese – Senior Associate

Andrea qualified as an Italian lawyer in 2017, was admitted to practice in England and Wales as a Registered European Lawyer (REL) in 2019, and has recently completed his second master’s degree at Queen Mary University of London.  He is currently studying to qualify as an English Solicitor.

Andrea’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 to access Government-sponsored grants, financial support packages and contracts, including funding under the 2020 UK Government “Future Fund” Scheme.

Andrea can be contacted by email (contact@fsreg.com – FAO Andrea Ferrarese), phone (+44 20 7502 6621) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-ferrarese-a64655111).

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).