Caroline Hunter-Yeats

Caroline Hunter-Yeats – Partner (Simmons & Simmons)

Caroline is a financial markets litigation specialist with a particular focus on wealth management firms and complex products sold to high net worth investors. She also regularly advises on the contentious regulatory aspects of the FCA’s product and distributor governance in the retail structured products and asset management sectors.
Caroline has been recognised in the major UK directories for a number of years and is currently ranked by Chambers UK 2015 as a leading individual in banking litigation. It notes Caroline as being regarded by sources as “absolutely first rate”. She is also listed as a “Super Lawyer” for banking in London Super Lawyers Magazine 2014.
In 2009 Caroline was seconded to the wealth management division of a major bank where she headed up their litigation function. This has given her an in-depth insight into the challenges faced by in house counsel and how external lawyers can best support them.
Caroline is responsible for the firm’s eDiscovery function. Having had over 10 years’ experience using electronic review platforms and bringing a wealth of experience in managing large scale disputes, Caroline is perfectly placed to drive the strategy of the team so that it provides the best solutions for our clients.