Amar Unadkat

Amar Unadkat is a special regulatory counsel in the Corporate Department and a member of the Private Investment Funds Group.

Amar advises on a variety of UK and European financial services regulatory and compliance matters, both in the investment funds space and also on regulatory M&A transactions.

Amar regularly advises his clients on issues relating to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”), the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID II”), as well as the latest ESG developments. Amar also focusses on UK regulatory compliance matters, including the FCA’s change of control regime, the appointed representative regime and the Senior Managers & Certification Regime.

Amar’s clients include private equity firms, investment managers and advisers, firms in the FinTech space, wealth management businesses, banks and sovereign wealth funds.

Amar has been recognised as a “key lawyer” in the Legal 500 UK 2024, noted by clients for his pragmatic and commercial approach.