Nina Bate

Axiom Lawyer

Nina has spent much of her legal career working on the buy side and sell side as fund structuring, regulatory, capital markets lawyer. She has worked as a funds lawyer at different hedge funds and asset managers in London and New York. She started her career in at a NY law firm focusing on structuring CDOs and credit default swaps.  She has also worked as an SME on assisting banks on the implementation of different regulatory projects such as Uncleared Margin Rules, MiFID 2 and Brexit.

At Apis, Nina works on all fund-raising, transactional, regulatory, compliance and legal matters.

Prior to joining Apis, Nina was a Senior Legal Counsel acting in a Compliancy Advisory role at Barclays. Prior to that she served as a Senior Legal Counsel at Nikko Asset Management. Prior to that she served as Senior Legal Counsel at Quilter Investors.

Nina lives in London and enjoys theatre, walking, skiing, kayaking and travelling.



Concord, Massachusetts, USA

Currently located

London, UK

Areas of expertise

Funds, Commercial Law, Compliance, Regulatory and Capital markets




Family and friends

Travelling by train from the Great Wall of China to Nepal.

Prior experience


Senior Legal Counsel-Compliance Advisory

Nikko Asset Management

Senior Legal Counsel

Quilter Investors

Senior Legal Counsel

Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, Bank of America

Senior Legal Counsel on a variety of regulatory projects


Brooklyn Law School

Columbia College, Columbia University
BA in History, minor in Documentary Film.

Areas of focus at Apis


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