In the UK, the very highest quality legal advice delivered through a partner-led service makes our FinTech team a popular choice with clients ranging from the world's leading financial institutions and public companies to private businesses and entrepreneurs.
In a rapidly changing environment, you need the benefit of experience but also need a team with the breadth and depth to offer a fresh approach. Our lawyers are at the cutting edge of new and emerging opportunities with considerable market knowledge gained through an early and sustained presence in the FinTech sector.
From our platform structuring service (including investment, regulatory and tax support) to advice on employment issues and intellectual property (IP) matters, we provide joined-up support from every angle, giving you the time and freedom to focus on your enterprise.
We also have a dedicated Financial Services Regulatory team, which includes lawyers who have worked as regulators and in-house at financial firms – acting for a broad range of clients, from banks and asset managers, to brokers and corporates.
Some of our projects in the FinTech space include:
Klarna Bank AB
Trusted adviser to Klarna Bank AB, Europe's highest-valued private FinTech in the e-commerce space, regularly advising on a broad range of regulatory issues.
FinTech start up
Advised on the structure and launch of a new FinTech business in the UK whose business model was predicated on lending fiat money to cryptoasset users, using their cryptoassets as leverage.
Challenger bank Advised a challenger bank on regulatory aspects of the launch of new products targeted to the SME market.
Advised TransferGo, the payment services provider, to obtain permission from the Financial Conduct Authority to carry on business as a payment services institution in the UK.
Molten Ventures plc
Advised investment company Molten Ventures plc in relation to a fundraise conducted by way of placing for a target issue of £100 million. The placing was oversubscribed and commitments were honoured.
Milo Croton Limited
Advised Milo Croton Limited (t/a HistoryMakr), a UK based NFT artwork provider, on the current and future applicability of the UK AML Regime to its business and FCA Registration requirements.
Awards and recognition
Working regularly with [the firm], we knew it understood our business and had the right blend of sector know-how and M&A expertise to support us. - CEO, tech company
We are proud to be ranked by both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for our work in the financial services sector. The Legal 500 recognises our work in FinTech with David Brennan, Ian Mason, Jocelyn Paulley and Sushil Kuner named as key lawyers in the space.
We also frequently provide insight at seminars, webinars and industry conferences on financial services and FinTech topics.
Contact our UK team
Find out more about how we support our FinTech clients with the wide-ranging legal issues and opportunities in the sector.
Partner, Co-Chair of Global Tech
Partner, Joint Head of UK Financial Services Sector