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Zach Benson

Associate, Corporate Department
Eighth Floor
Ten Bishops Square
E1 6EG
United Kingdom

Fax: 44-020-3023-5402


Zach Benson is an associate in the London office of Paul Hastings. His practice focuses on advising clients on financial services regulation and AML compliance.

 Mr. Benson has previous experience working for an international bank and since being with Paul Hastings has been seconded to a financial services client to support their regulatory team.


  • University of Hull, Politics with History, 2012

  • BPP Law School, Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), 2013

  • BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course (Distinction), 2016

Recent Representations

  • Assisted the local branch of a foreign bank in reviewing their AML policies and procedures and ensuring they comply with the UK's AML and sanctions requirements.

  • Advised a student financing client on complying with consumer credit requirements.

  • Advised fund managers on the UK's collective investment scheme perimeter and requirements.

  • Advised clients on the Financial Conduct Authority's change of control, Approved Persons and Appointed Representatives regime.

  • Advised clients on initial coin offerings and the EU and UK's regulatory framework on crypto-assets.

Practice Areas

Fintech and Payments




England and Wales Solicitor


BPP University Law School, L.P.C. 2016
BPP University Law School, GDL 2013
University of Hull, B.A. 2012

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