is a partner in the digital economy group and heads the FinTech and data protection practices in the UK, and has over 15 years’ experience. His expertise includes technology transactions and digital transformations, and data protection and exploitation, particularly within the FinTech and digital banking/financial services sectors. David's insight on technology and FinTech issues is frequently quoted in the national and international press, and his expert commentary is published regularly in financial and legal industry journals. He supports many of the major participants across the financial services value chains, including banks, processors, card schemes, tech vendors and merchants/retailers. David also advises regularly on a wide range of IT procurement, outsourcing and service contracts, and privacy law. He is a member of the Society for Computers and Law, R3’s Corda Blockchain Center of Excellence and the Accord Project’s technology and financial services working groups.