Financial services and markets

The challenge of managing a commercially successful and compliant financial services business has never been greater.

Financial Services Markets

Complex organisations operating globally need advisors who are focussed, knowledgeable and close to the issues and markets that matter to them.

At Smith & Williamson, we offer a full range of specialist expertise aligned to an exceptional level of personal service providing pragmatic, valuable advice and actionable solutions to help you meet todays, and future, challenges.

Our partner-led teams provide full audit, tax, business outsourcing, fund structuring and specialist risk and regulation services across the full breadth of the financial services sector, with a focus on:

  • Asset managers
  • Brokers
  • Fintech groups
  • Lending institutions

We can also help Financial Services companies in financial difficulties through restructuring or formal insolvency procedures.

Our credentials


Your firm will benefit from a co-ordinated, cross-discipline service from our specialist partner led teams. As a financial services business ourselves, we understand what it takes to meet the demands of a successful firm. We’d expect nothing less, so neither should you.


We have extensive knowledge of the sector, enabling us to deliver bespoke, targeted solutions, able to provide value beyond the brief. With over 200 financial services clients you can be assured that the advice you receive is based on live, relevant understanding and leading technical expertise.


We are in constant dialogue with regulators and key industry bodies. Our active involvement with these groups and the informal networks we have created with other highly regarded advisors ensure that we are closely connected to the issues and concerns of financial services firms and can innovate to address them.


External advisors can be regarded as too remote. That’s not how we work. We place great emphasis on working in close partnership with our clients. These deep, proactive relationships allow us to build bespoke services focussed on long term business objectives.

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