Rachel Sexton


Rachel is a Partner and the Head of the UK Ashurst Risk Advisory practice. She has over 25 years’ experience working with clients in the Financial Services sector. She has experience in conducting large, complex fraud, anti-money laundering (AML), bribery and corruption, cross-border tax, economic sanctions and other financial crime investigations. She has used the knowledge gained on investigations to work with financial institutions to remediate issues identified during investigations and strengthen compliance programmes and build effective Target Operating Models, conduct risk assessments, and deploy data analytics effectively. She has led multi-disciplinary teams working on large financial services regulatory investigations and compliance projects in the US, UK, Germany and Switzerland. Therefore, she understands how to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment and how to communicate with and coordinate with various regulators in different jurisdictions.





Rachel Sexton
Partner and Head
of Risk Advisory
Ashurst LLP