Norton Rose Fulbright

FinTech Legal Department

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What the team is known for Norton Rose Fulbright has a global, internationally respected FinTech practice and is headquartered in London, where the majority of its lawyers are based. Here the firm can service major clearing banks, challenger banks, foreign governments, trade bodies, technology companies and startups with the full gamut of legal services. Norton Rose also offers technology consulting services, assisting clients in the design and implementation process of complex IT projects.

Strengths"As a client they've been helping us scale internationally and manage regulatory risk. They are an outstanding team, with creativity of thought and an ability to provide intelligent solutions to our regulatory challenges. They are team players that have become essential to our risk management operation."

"The firm has definitely made a play in the blockchain and DLT field. The team there have helped create a lot of cryptocurrency exchanges."

Work highlights Advised longstanding client Starling Bank on its GBP75 million fund-raising round, with capital injected from existing investors alongside Merian Global Investors as a new investor.

Notable practitioners Sean Murphy and James Russell are key contacts for FinTech.