Hogan Lovells

FinTech Legal Department

UK
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What the team is known for Hogan Lovells has an extremely good reputation in the UK market, complementing its dominant global FinTech practice. The London office is as well equipped to serve huge institutional clients as it is fast-scaling startups. The firm is especially outstanding in the areas of smart contracts, open banking and payments, among others. Hogan Lovells is regularly consulted by regulators on prospective legislative change and is a founding member of Innovate Finance, a leading FinTech industry association.

Strengths"Hogan Lovells have really built a name for themselves in FinTech, they seem to have unparalleled strength in depth in the team. They're one of the best firms for this, I think."

"Their reputation for their advice on payments law is outstanding."

Work highlights Retained by Open Banking as its exclusive legal adviser in relation to all regulatory matters. Open Banking is the Implementation Entity that has been established as a result of the CMA Order to create Open APIs in retail and SME banking in the UK.

Notable practitioners John Salmon and Emily Reid are key FinTech contacts at the firm.