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About Us

A mission to be the go-to for all things regulatory for the Funds Management and Asset Management sectors brought about the founding in 2017 of Merlys as an agile, regulatory-specialist boutique Law Firm, by respected regulatory expert Verena Charvet.

Merlys stands out from the crowd of regulatory legal advisors because of
❖ our rare combination of dedicated and trusted Funds & Asset Industries legal knowledge with extensive hands-on commercial experience gained in-house in funds and banking
❖ our agile structure and team of expertise who can be called upon to deliver a regulatory end-to-end scope of service…which enables us to deliver beyond a traditional advisory lawyer.

Across the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Europe and Asia, Merlys provides expert advice and support on regulation, risk management, implementing regulatory change and developing strategic solutions for regulatory compliance in the funds sector.

Verena Charvet

Verena has spent 20 years working as a lawyer in the banking and funds industry, following work as a regulator and a period of time in private practice. The combination of industry-specific legal experience coupled with hands-on commercial experience gained in-house in funds and banking, makes Verena a sought-after Regulatory specialist.

Published in Butterworths; engaged internationally as a Regulatory speaker on the Funds sector in London, Paris, New York, Luxembourg and Malta, and regularly sought as a trainer and educator, Verena’s expertise includes Legal Advice, Strategy & Planning through to Implementation.

Specialist areas of knowledge and know how are
Funds Law – regulated and unregulated international funds
, Re-structuring of Funds
, Global Fund Registrations, 
Managing and Chairing Fund Boards, Fund EGMs and AGMs.

Verena Charvet

Verena has spent 20 years working as a lawyer in the banking and funds industry, following work as a regulator and a period of time in private practice. The combination of industry-specific legal experience coupled with hands-on commercial experience gained in-house in funds and banking, makes Verena a sought-after Regulatory specialist.

Published in Butterworths; engaged internationally as a Regulatory speaker on the Funds sector in London, Paris, New York, Luxembourg and Malta, and regularly sought as a trainer and educator, Verena’s expertise includes Legal Advice, Strategy & Planning through to Implementation.

Specialist areas of knowledge and know how are
Funds Law – regulated and unregulated international funds
, Re-structuring of Funds, 
Global Fund Registrations, 
Managing and Chairing Fund Boards, Fund EGMs and AGMs.

Charles Charvet

Backed by 20 years in legal practice and a goal to be the go-to for all things Regulatory for the Funds Management and Asset Management industries, in 2017 Charles co-founded the boutique, agile Law Firm Merlys where he is now Managing Partner.

His earlier career started at Allen & Overy, where he worked in banking and corporate recovery, Charles was then at Simmons & Simmons for 6 years.  Initially working on structural re-organisation and re-financing projects, Charles moved to private equity fund investment into the UK – particularly with reference to real estate.

Charles Charvet

Backed by 20 years in legal practice and a goal to be the go-to for all things Regulatory for the Funds Management and Asset Management industries, in 2017 Charles co-founded the boutique, agile Law Firm Merlys where he is now Managing Partner.

His earlier career started at Allen & Overy, where he worked in banking and corporate recovery, Charles was then at Simmons & Simmons for 6 years.  Initially working on structural re-organisation and re-financing projects, Charles moved to private equity fund investment into the UK – particularly with reference to real estate.

Phone

+44 (0)20 7821 5395

Email

charles@merlys.uk

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