About the Sector

Ireland has become a global hub for the development of, and investment in financial technology or “FinTech”. It is experiencing a boom of innovation, investment and development and is changing the face of the world’s financial system. Those changes are in turn altering how each of us does business, and leads our daily lives.

Ogier Leman has recognised this reality by developing a market leading expert FinTech team. We are the lawyers you need to speak with when developing, providing, procuring or investing in traditional, or disruptive FinTech in Ireland.

Our Services

Our FinTech specialists in our Technology and Financial Services Teams have decades of experience advising FinTech innovators and users, enabling us to deliver expert, commercially focused legal advice on innovative business models, including:

  • Payments
  • Data protection & cyber risk
  • Intellectual property protection and exploitation
  • Financial Services regulation
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Technology procurement
  • Outsourcing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures

Our Experience

The following are some illustrative matters on which our Technology Team have advised in the FinTech sector:

  • Advised one of Ireland’s most well known FinTech companies on several rounds of venture capital and private equity investment, the largest private placement in Ireland at the time, and on the first dual listing of an Irish company on the Nasdaq and Neuer Markt
  • Advised a number of Irish financial institutions, including one of Irelands Pillar Banks on their card issuing and acquiring arrangements
  • Advised one of the world’s leading Payments companies on it’s Irish law operations and contracts
  • Advised one of the world’s leading technology companies on the impact of European and domestic regulation on its EU wide product purchasing arrangements

Our Clients

Our Technology Team has advised many of Ireland’s largest financial institutions, corporate and technology companies, operating across all points of the global financial services sector, from start-up tech companies through Irish banks and payment companies to large multinational corporations.

Your Contact

Dominic Conlon

Head of Technology

TEL: +353 1 639 3000

DDI: +353 1 232 1075

Email: ireland@ogier.com