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10:00 am
Date
28 March 2024
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Level39
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Chris Hill

Chris is an experienced commercial technology and regulatory lawyer who is recognised by both Legal 500 and Chambers as one of the UK’s leading fintech lawyers. He founded the fintech practice at boutique technology firm Kemp Little that was acquired by Deloitte Legal in 2021, where he led the fintech legal team before joining Fox Williams in 2024.

As well as being a seasoned commercial technology lawyer advising clients on contracts for the supply and procurement of all sorts of technology, IP and data, he is also a regulatory expert with deep experience in the areas of payments, e-money and open banking. He advises clients ranging from early-stage start-ups on the establishment of their business and products, to scale-ups as they grow their business and product lines by entering into partnerships with third parties, to major institutions as they look to innovate from traditional service models. He has particular expertise in dealing with legal issues surrounding technology and data that is operating within or around the regulated space, applying pragmatism and sector knowledge to the commercial and regulatory requirements of the project in hand.

Chris is a regular speaker and contributor on legal and regulatory issues in fintech and payments, an ardent supporter of the fintech start-up ecosystem, and a seasoned negotiator who is recognised for his ability to get deals over the line.

Bryan Shaw

Bryan Shaw regularly advises entrepreneurs, scale-ups/fast growing companies (usually in the tech/digital or financial services sectors) and investors along the equity fundraising journey through to exit. Bryan also advises a range of corporate clients in various M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions.

Bryan has a diverse background, as a dual-qualified solicitor (England & Wales and Australia) and a range of experiences, from working for multinational institutions to boutique specialist law firms. In addition to his dual solicitor qualifications, Bryan also has an EISA Diploma so is adept at all those SEIS and EIS issues that both investors and entrepreneurs need to be mindful of when making or receiving those early investments,

Bryan joined Fox Williams in December 2022 after a successful three years building MBM Commercial’s London corporate and venture capital practice. Prior to joining MBM Commercial, Bryan worked at TLT and PwC (UK and Australia) advising clients in complex M&A and corporate financial transactions, investment structuring and equity fundraising deals.

Bryan specialises in assisting companies raise their first and follow-on institutional fundraising rounds, anywhere from £1million to £100million plus.

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Chris Hill

Chris is an experienced commercial technology and regulatory lawyer who is recognised by both Legal 500 and Chambers as one of the UK’s leading fintech lawyers. He founded the fintech practice at boutique technology firm Kemp Little that was acquired by Deloitte Legal in 2021, where he led the fintech legal team before joining Fox Williams in 2024.

As well as being a seasoned commercial technology lawyer advising clients on contracts for the supply and procurement of all sorts of technology, IP and data, he is also a regulatory expert with deep experience in the areas of payments, e-money and open banking. He advises clients ranging from early-stage start-ups on the establishment of their business and products, to scale-ups as they grow their business and product lines by entering into partnerships with third parties, to major institutions as they look to innovate from traditional service models. He has particular expertise in dealing with legal issues surrounding technology and data that is operating within or around the regulated space, applying pragmatism and sector knowledge to the commercial and regulatory requirements of the project in hand.

Chris is a regular speaker and contributor on legal and regulatory issues in fintech and payments, an ardent supporter of the fintech start-up ecosystem, and a seasoned negotiator who is recognised for his ability to get deals over the line.

Bryan Shaw

Bryan Shaw regularly advises entrepreneurs, scale-ups/fast growing companies (usually in the tech/digital or financial services sectors) and investors along the equity fundraising journey through to exit. Bryan also advises a range of corporate clients in various M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions.

Bryan has a diverse background, as a dual-qualified solicitor (England & Wales and Australia) and a range of experiences, from working for multinational institutions to boutique specialist law firms. In addition to his dual solicitor qualifications, Bryan also has an EISA Diploma so is adept at all those SEIS and EIS issues that both investors and entrepreneurs need to be mindful of when making or receiving those early investments,

Bryan joined Fox Williams in December 2022 after a successful three years building MBM Commercial’s London corporate and venture capital practice. Prior to joining MBM Commercial, Bryan worked at TLT and PwC (UK and Australia) advising clients in complex M&A and corporate financial transactions, investment structuring and equity fundraising deals.

Bryan specialises in assisting companies raise their first and follow-on institutional fundraising rounds, anywhere from £1million to £100million plus.

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28th March 2024
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