Nikki Johnstone is a partner in the Banking Regulatory & FinTech practice in the firm’s London office.
Nikki is Fintech regulatory specialist who has extensive experience in advising financial institutions and technology companies on digitalisation, cross-border payments as well as cutting-edge innovations in cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology. She also provides specialist support to the firm’s transactional teams on fundraising and M&A for established and growth Fintechs.
One Bishops Square
Publications: 06 February 2024
Publications: 11 December 2023
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'Nikki Johnstone advises leading payments providers and technology companies on diverse concerns including authorisation, product launches and structuring.' 'Absolutely brilliant. She's always troubleshooting and problem spotting, and will provide technically accurate and commercially sound advice.' 'She has good judgement and is calm and collected even when under pressure. She inspires trust.'
Chambers 2020 (Payments Law)
a highly trusted partner and ally, as well as having 'razor-sharp legal expertise' and 'great strength and depth in financial regulatory work.'
Chambers 2020 (Fintech Legal)
Awards & accolades
Rising Star in Banking and Finance
Euromoney Rising Star Awards 2020 (Europe)