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Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Corporate, M&A and Securities; Insurance


Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Fintech

(Leading individuals)

Nicholas BerryNorton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s ‘extremely knowledgeable‘ practice group is instructed by clearing banks and other financial institutions, start-ups, cryptocurrency platforms, payment institutions and investors. The range of work the firm that the team takes on is equally as diverse as the client roster, spanning consortia projects, corporate transactions, regulatory compliance and product development in key areas such as blockchain, insurtech and AI. Sean Murphy advises clients on investments, acquisitions, joint ventures and the development and deployment of fintech products. Imogen Garner advises a diverse range of clients on the regulatory challenges and authorisations related to their fintech products. Hannah Meakin specialises in the regulation of cryptocurrencies and ICOs, and the use of DLT in relation to market infrastructure and commodity derivatives. Nicholas Berry leads the firm’s insurtech practice, which focuses on advising insurance clients, start-ups and regulators involved in cutting edge developments in the sector. Associate Charlotte Rowlandson has a strong track record advising fintech clients on M&A and other corporate transactions. In a recent highlight, the firm advised longstanding client Starling Bank on its £75m fundraising round and a follow-on £30m fundraising.

London > Insurance > Insurance: corporate and regulatory

(Next Generation Partners)

Nicholas BerryNorton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright handles a broad range of insurance matters, including M&A, restructurings and regulatory issues as well as those related to insurtech. The team also advises on Lloyds’ market matters including transactions and start-up issues. The practice is led by James Bateson, who has over 30 years’ experience in this area. David Whear has expertise in handling M&A and restructurings, while Nicholas Berry leads the London insurtech team, and Bob Haken advises on the implementation of the Solvency II directive. Matthew Foster, Maria Ross and Noleen John are the other key partners in the team.