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What the team is known for Fox Williams' FinTech and alternative finance team is wholly devoted to the practice area, and combines the expertise of lawyers with backgrounds in financial regulation, data privacy, IPT and corporate law. The firm is particularly focused on alternative finance, such as peer-to-peer lending, as well as B2C platforms, digital wealth and blockchain-based products. Fox Williams often works with FinTechs from the startup growth stage to help them scale up, including supporting companies through fund-raising rounds.
Strengths"They give legal and compliance advice to some of my clients. Their quality is impeccable, and I don't hesitate to refer my clients to them. We only do that with lawyers we know are friendly, easy to work with and know their stuff."
"The firm has a brilliant financial services regulatory team who cover a very broad spectrum of areas, and that's something a lot of firms struggle to do. They seem to cover all of it."
Work highlights Advised Lending Works Limited, the consumer finance peer-to-peer lending platform, on its regulatory requirements, as well as its ongoing funding requirements from its investors Maven Capital Partners, NVM Private Equity, Pollen Street Capital and a small number of business angels.
Notable practitioners Jonathan Segal is a partner in the firm's financial services team and a key contact for FinTech.