With a long and well-established history of advising both the financial services and technology sectors, we have an in-depth understanding of the potential issues relating to the complex technology and regulatory requirements that underpin the financial system. The dynamic nature of the FinTech space means that the technology and regulatory landscape is constantly evolving, creating commercial opportunities as well as potential risks from which you need to protect your business.
With a proven track record of advising well-established financial services businesses and scaling FinTechs, we understand the range of issues you may be facing when deploying financial technology, as well as when using it now and in the future.
We work with technology innovators and disruptors as well as regulated financial entities so whether you’re providing, investing or procuring financial technology, we can guide you smoothly through the process.
Many of us work closely with in-house clients in the UK and overseas in the technology and financial services space, meaning we are well positioned to understand your business needs and provide practical solutions to your legal and commercial problems.
Our expertise includes advising on:
- Contract negotiation;
- Regulatory compliance;
- Data privacy and security;
- Software licensing; and
- Intellectual property protection.
As one of the largest TMT practices in the UK, we can support you with market leading legal advice in the FinTech sector.
Our cost-effective, commercial advice helps you save money and exploit opportunities to your advantage.
- Acting for a well-known professional services firm on a digital transformation project involving the multi-million pound purchase of a new cloud-based banking platform.
- Supporting a leading provider of IFA-focussed SaaS solutions on the full range of their legal priorities, including critical customer contracts, FS regulatory, and data compliance.
- Advising a rapidly scaling FinTech business on the implementation of its digital banking platform into a major financial institution.
- Working on innovative Open Banking arrangements, including one of the first successful UK implementations of Open Banking.
- Supporting on multi-million pound fundraisings for various digital challenger banks and payment technology service providers.
Our extensive commercial services span various sectors, with dedicated teams in insurance, healthcare, technology, and more. We provide expert guidance on procurement, IT, contracts, intellectual property, competition, and more.Learn more
Technology Data, Privacy and Cyber
Our team acts for technology buyers and suppliers across sectors including health, insurance, financial services, real estate, retail, and e-commerce.Learn more
We provide expert guidance to businesses on how to leverage technology to achieve their business objectives. We stay informed of technology trends and developments to ensure that we understand not only the legal risks but also the practical implications.Learn more
Regulatory and Investigations
Our comprehensive regulatory services span diverse sectors, including healthcare, finance, and more. We offer pragmatic, industry-specific advice to ensure compliance and navigate complex regulations with confidence.Learn more
What our clients say
DAC Beachcroft provided excellent service and good value for money.
Chambers UK 2023 Edition, Information Technology, Yorkshire
DAC Beachcroft go above and beyond for the client.
Chambers UK 2023 Edition, Information Technology, Yorkshire
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Who we are
Why choose DAC Beachcroft?
We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.
We provide bespoke solutions for you through our dedicated technology team in the continually evolving area of Artificial Intelligence (AI).Learn more
Digital Assets and web3
We provide end to end advice on all aspects of crypto, blockchain and digital assets through our expert technology team.Learn more
We advise on all aspects of the creation, protection, and commercialisation of digital media and online content.Learn more
Our specialist Digital Sport team provides the full range of legal services required to navigate the increasingly complex world of technology in the sports arena for you.Learn more
Our legal expertise in FinTech and all its essential component parts – payment, blockchain, wealth management, InsurTech and RegTech – provides competitive advantage for you through our deep understanding of the sector.Learn more
By combining its unique blend of industry insight and strategic legal expertise, our HealthTech team provides a leading end-to-end service at the intersection between healthcare and technology.Learn more
DAC Beachcroft can help you address a new set of challenges, assessing complex dynamics and consequent regulatory change in this rapidly shifting environment. We bring a valuable combination of experience and expertise in support of your response to change, ensuring that it is aligned with core commercial objectives.Learn more
Platforms and Internet Governance
Our technology experts provide the know-how you need to navigate the regulation and governance of digital platforms.Learn more
At DAC Beachcroft we bring a wide ranging service that embraces the many varied aspects of PropTech and helps manage the response to change. At the heart of this is a nationwide team of property and technology experts that can address the risks arising in this rapidly changing environment.Learn more
Technology Projects and Outsourcing
Our specialist technology projects team has over 40 lawyers and, for more than 15 years, has provided support to clients on a wide variety of information and communication technologies. We have extensive experience of advising on the risks and challenges posed by the constantly changing dynamics of this area.Learn more