Meet our Panelists – Adrian Shedden

Adrian Shedden – Head of FinTech, Burges Salmon

Adrian leads Burges Salmon’s cross-departmental fintech and regulated lending practices and is a senior associate in the firm’s funds and financial regulation team. Adrian has experience advising financial institutions, high net worth individuals, start-ups and major private and public companies in relation to regulation in the following main areas:

  • fund and asset management
  • retail finance, mortgage and consumer credit
  • payment services and electronic money
  • virtual currencies and decentralised ledger technology
  • regulatory disputes

Adrian is heavily engaged with the fintech sector. He is a mentor on the Barclays Techstars Accelerator and together with the Burges Salmon fintech practice has been assisting the FCA with its regtech call for input and engaging with R3 CEV and stakeholders on smart contract templates.

Adrian qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2009 and is an alumnus of the University of Bristol and University of West England.

High Tech Bristol and Bath CIC are proud to be working with Burges Salmon in developing Bristol TechFin 2017.