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Victoria Ferres

Senior Associate


Ferres Victoria
Victoria Ferres

Senior Associate


Victoria specialises in retail regulatory, compliance and financial crime matters. She has experience of advising banks, building societies, financial institutions and non-financial institutions on both contentious and non-contentious consumer finance regulatory and compliance issues.

Victoria advises on a broad range of retail products at all stages of the customer journey. Victoria also has particular expertise advising on compliance frameworks and has substantial experience in working with clients on the design and implementation of appropriate internal policies, procedures, systems and controls for the purposes of complying with international standards and best practices. She regularly delivers both business and board level training on financial crime compliance matters.

Victoria’s experience has been further developed through a number of client secondments where she has worked closely with key stakeholders to advise on and deliver strategic regulatory change and regulatory licensing projects.

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Publications: 07 June 2021

In Credit Podcast: The Financial Conduct Authority’s proposed new “Customer Duty”

In this episode of In Credit, A&O’s consumer finance team Joanne Owens, Victoria Ferres, Sophie Skeet and Mercy Hadfield discuss the Financial Conduct Authority’s recent proposal to introduce a…

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Publications: 12 April 2021

In Credit Podcast: Key takeaways from the Financial Conduct Authority’s finalised guidance for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers

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Publications: 01 March 2021

In Credit podcast: Horizon scanning

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Publications: 11 February 2021

In Credit Podcast: The Woolard Review

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Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2013


BA(Hons), Law with French, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 2006

Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 2011

Published work

  • Co-presenter of the Allen & Overy podcast “In Credit” listen here.