Philippa Beasley, Associate, Reed Smith LLP, London Philippa is an Associate within the Global Commercial Disputes Group based in Reed Smith’s London office. Philippa trained and qualified at an international law firm in South Africa, before moving to the UK. Philippa’s core areas of practice are commercial litigation, financial services litigation, regulatory investigations and professional negligence disputes. Philippa has varied experience in large complex cross-border litigation and regulatory matters. Her litigation experience includes the English High Court, predominantly in the Business and Property Court, Commercial Court and Chancery Division. Her regulatory experience includes dealings with the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.