Glynn Barwick

Glynn Barwick

Glynn Barwick
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Glynn Barwick, resident in London, is a partner in Goodwin’s Financial Industry, Private Investment Funds, and FinTech practices. He has extensive experience in a range of regulatory matters under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the Financial Conduct Authority’s Rules, and advises on EU and UK competition and merger control issues arising from corporate transactions. His clients include investment managers, investment banks, broker/dealers and insurance companies. Mr. Barwick also advises on custody, market abuse and money laundering issues.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2012, Mr. Barwick was a counsel in the Financial Institutions Group at Ashurst. Previous, he was consultant at Richards Butler and a barrister at Simmons & Simmons. He began his career as Legal Counsel with the Bank of England’s Legal Department.



Bar Vocational Course

Inns of Court School of Law


Christ's College




  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Supreme Court of England and Wales

Recognition & Awards

Mr. Barwick has been recognised for excellence by IFLR1000.


Mr. Barwick has written extensively about establishing investment and banking businesses in the UK and has contributed regulatory chapters to publications such as Banking Litigation, Commodity Trading and A Guide to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

He has also been extensively quoted on the implications of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in the EU states in publications including The Wall Street Journal Europe, Investment & Pensions Europe, IP Real EstateThe Australian and Perth Now.

Some of his recent publications include:

  • “Brexit Politics Muddy MiFID Regulations as Overhaul Nears,” Law360, June, 2017 (Quoted)
  • “7 Key Takeaways as UK Pulls Brexit Trigger,” Law360, March, 2017 (Quoted)
  • “5 Big Headaches for Financial Firms Ahead of MiFID II,” Law360, January 2017 (Quoted)