Poonam Patel

Compliance Associate

Poonam assists the COLP within the Legal Practice in London. She also assists the Data Privacy Manager with the management of the GDPR and Data Privacy matters for the Group and the Divisional Compliance Officers with ad hoc compliance projects and reporting. She is responsible for providing training to staff on various compliance matters including Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Data Privacy and Anti-Money Laundering as well as drafting and implementing Group wide policies and processes.


Poonam’s background is legal, having worked within the profession in various areas of law including Criminal, Property and Personal Injury since graduation. She moved into a compliance role within a financial services company in 2016 and has since focused her expertise within this field, she expanded this to include Data Protection when she commenced working for MJ Hudson.


  • Law degree from De Montfort University and Legal Practice Course from the same University.
  • Also successfully passed two exams within Level 4 of the Investment Advice Diploma with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.


Poonam’s hobbies include reading, keeping fit and travelling.