ROLI SHAW

GENERAL COUNSEL - HEAD OF FINTRU LEGAL

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Roli has over 19 years’ experience in Legal and Financial Services, having worked within private legal practice and financial institutions during that time. 

 

Prior to joining FinTrU, Roli ran the Legal Department in Citi Belfast. He was responsible for a group of 100+ legal professionals supporting Citi's markets, capital markets, securities and treasury functions in EMEA. Roli was also a key member of the Citi Belfast Senior Leadership Team, responsible for growing and developing the Citi Belfast site from when he joined Citi in 2012 to 2019. Prior to Citi, Roli worked in private practice in Linklaters, London (2002 to 2006) and Arthur Cox, Dublin (2006 to 2012) where he specialised in advising financial institutions on structured finance transactions and derivatives.

 

At FinTrU, Roli is General Counsel, a member of the Executive Leadership team and is responsible for ensuring the effective operation of our legal team, successful delivery of legal and documentation services to our clients, development of all our people and providing senior leadership to the management team and the whole organisation. Roli is actively involved in the continued expansion of our legal product and service offerings as well as our legal client base. In addition to his legal responsibilities, Roli leads our Internal Risk and Controls function with a heavy focus on information security to protect ourselves, our employees and clients. 

 

Roli has a BSc Hons Economics Degree, awarded by Queen's University Belfast and Postgraduate Diploma in Law, awarded by BPP Law School in London and is a practising solicitor (England & Wales).