FinTech Legal Department

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What the team is known for Ashurst is able to draw on strength across the financial services regulation, capital markets, private equity and IT practice areas to provide a comprehensive and fully integrated service to high-growth FinTechs and investors. The firm is widely recognised for its track record in advising FinTechs on capital raising and securitisation funding. Also noted for advising companies operating in currently unregulated sectors on licensing and compliance issues.

Strengths"The team is always very responsive and happy to work through the volume of work and tight timeframes with us. They have also been very careful to think about our future to ensure that structuring, shareholder agreements and other work has been future-proofed as best possible. We know we can count on the Ashurst team at any time."

"They offer innovative thinking and strong partner communication."

Work highlights Advised Judo Bank on its establishment in Australia, including equity and debt funding and the securing of its banking authorisation.

Notable practitioners Tim Brookes is head of department and a key contact.