Lucy Frew

Lucy Frew is a Partner at Walkers, based in the Cayman Islands, and heads Walkers Global Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group. She is also cofounder of the Walkers Global FinTech Group. Ms. Frew brings more than 20 years’ experience as a specialist financial regulatory and risk management advisory lawyer. Her expertise centers on fintech and virtual assets, and she participates in several working groups, including one commissioned by the UK Law Commission to examine decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). Ms. Frew has advised a broad range of virtual asset and other fintech businesses, including virtual asset custodians, exchanges, liquidity providers, institutional virtual asset lenders, virtual asset brokers, funds in the virtual asset space, payment services providers, peer-to peer lending and crowdfunding platforms, robo-advisors, algorithmic funds, DAOs, token issuers, as well as trading technology infrastructure, apps, and regtech solutions providers. She also advises in anti-money laundering, data protection, cybersecurity, and tax-related reporting and substance requirements. Ms. Frew writes a regular column for Thomson Reuters Practical Law and has a well-established record in writing and public speaking in the fintech space. She can be reached at