Karen Butler


Regulatory Counsel, King & Wood Mallesons


Karen is regulatory counsel in the financial services regulatory practice at King & Wood Mallesons. She advises on a broad range of financial services legal, regulatory and compliance issues, including authorisation, approved persons, change in control, remuneration, corporate governance, conduct of business, client money and assets, marketing rules, clearing and settlement, broker-dealer issues and OTC derivatives regulation.

She is also involved in advising on European Directives and Regulations, including MiFID II, European Markets Infrastructure Regulation, revisions to the Capital Requirements Regime and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.

Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance

Year Qualified



Solicitors Regulation Authority


Solicitor, England & Wales