Andrea Trost, LL.M.
Senior Associate, London
T +44 20 7236 6000
Andrea Trost’s has expertise in banking & finance transactions and regulatory matters with a focus on disruptive and new technologies where she advises companies at all stages of their life cycles on legal and technical aspects of FinTech business models.
Her practice further covers employment law and data protection.
She joined our London office as an associate in 2017. Prior to joining MLL Legal she trained with a business law firm in Zurich and worked in the compliance department of a commercial bank.
Education & Admission
- Admitted to the Bar in England and Wales (2021)
- Admitted to the Bar in Switzerland (2017)
- King’s College, London, LL.M.
- University of Zurich, MLaw
Memberships and public offices
- Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
Andrea Trost speaker at the Crypto asset regulation in Europe & the UK event on 5 December 2022
MLL is pleased to announce the promotion of four of its lawyers to the position of senior associate
Andrea Trost Conférencière lors du Global Employment Law Webinar Series organisé par ELA | 23 juillet 2020
Andrea Trost Speaker at Global Employment Law Webinar Series by ELA | 23 July 2020
Andrea Trost Referentin an der Global Employment Law Webinar Reihe, organisiert von ELA | 23. Juli 2020
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