Osborne Clarke LLP

FinTech Legal Department

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What the team is known for Osborne Clarke is widely regarded as a strong technology firm, with a significant reputation in London and across continental Europe for FinTech-related work. The firm has worked on significant FinTech mandates for both startups and incumbents, from iZettle to Goldman Sachs.

Strengths"We turn to Osborne Clarke for any financial regulatory questions we may face in the UK."

"They're traditionally a strong technology firm but we see them as fairly active in the FinTech market too."

Notable practitioners

Kate Johnson
is a partner and head of Osborne Clarke's financial institutions group. With a specialism in payments, Johnson advises a variety of clients on the regulatory environment affecting regulated and unregulated businesses, as well as in the contracts underpinning the operation of payments infrastructure. An interviewee attests to her competency, saying: "Kate is brilliant on the payments side of things. She's very focused on that and has built a strong team around her," while another adds: "She's very good."