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Payments and consumer credit

Whether or not you are in the payments and consumer credit space (P&CC), there are few businesses that do not in some way interface with this sector.

As innovative business models and disruptive technologies continue to transform the world of payments and consumer credit services, we can help you navigate this rapidly changing landscape – leaving you free to focus on innovating and developing your business.

Fintech businesses themselves, particularly those operating in the payment and credit services spheres, face very specific challenges, like uncertainty over regulations, ensuring ideas are protected, concerns over cybersecurity and data,
and safely and effectively structuring commercial deals. We understand that these businesses and those that interact with them need lawyers which bring together a genuine understanding of the payments ecosystem, technology and regulation.

Our market leading financial services technology and retail industry groups, combined with our specialised regulatory practice offers a multi-disciplinary P&CC team which brings together a wealth of experience and knowledge of, and relationships with, the sector including regulators and key figures across this sector.  This provides us with a nuanced and savvy outlook and insight in the space that few others have. 

We can support with:

  • advising on issues involving technology, outsourcing, projects, data protection, IP, digital, regulation, and advertising and marketing
  • compliance with the rapidly-changing data protection legislation around the world; particularly the heavy burden on technology companies operating across borders
  • delivering commercial solutions across all technology-related disputes. We have adopted a conflict-free model which enables us to act against major commercial and investment banks
  • handling corporate transactions, including all aspects of buying and selling companies and businesses, as well as advising on strategic joint ventures and other aspects of company law.
We are known for giving specialist, commercial advice in a way that adds real value, helping businesses launch, grow and succeed. 

We work with some of the world’s leading companies in technology, media, financial services, life sciences and elsewhere. They rely on us because we help clients make the most of opportunities, whatever stage their business is at.