Mr Martin Berkeley  

Mr Martin Berkeley

BSc, BA (Hons), IMC, Chartered MCSI

Banking & Financial Services Expert

Corvinus Capital Ltd
The Gate Business Centre
Keppoch Street
South Glamorgan
CF24 3JW
Extensive experience of acting for claimants, defendants and as a single joint expert (SJE) in matters relating to banking and financial services in litigation and mediations.

Specialisms include: swaps, derivatives, investments, UCIS (Unregulated Collective Investment Schemes), currency, money markets, wealth management, private banking, offshore, regulation and financial advice.

Martin is a chartered member of the Investment and Securities Institute and has additional qualifications in financial derivatives and investment management. He is currently studying for an LLM in International Financial Regulation and holds current FCA authorisation. Additionally, he also holds the Cardiff University Law School/Bond Solon Civil Expert Witness Certificate (CUBS) and is fully conversant with the requirements of CPR35.

Martin has worked as a private banker providing financial and investment advice to both high net worth, offshore, UK resident, non-resident and resident non-domiciled clients. He has traded many foreign currencies (spot, forward and options) when working in the treasury department of a major bank.

He also established the investment proposition for IFAs (Independent Financial Advisors) for a leading stockbroking and investment firm. Martin is an invited lecturer at Manchester Business School and lecturer on financial mis-selling at Central Law Training and sits on the investment committee of an educational charity.

Martin regularly provides commentary, training and advice to the media, government and regulatory bodies on related financial issues. He continues to advise businesses, charities and individuals on finance related issues in independent practice.

Martin was named as the derivatives and financial services expert of the year by Lawyer Weekly in 2016.

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