Partner, Head of FinTech, Addleshaw Goddard
Category: Financial and Professional Services (HR, Recruitment, Legal, Accountancy)
Fiona specialises in complex Commercial, Technology, Payment and FinTech arrangements, focusing on guiding clients through large scale disruption, business transformation and strategic risk management in the intersection between regulation and technology. Fiona is listed as one of The Lawyer’s 2020 Hot 100, in Who’s Who Legal as a Global Thought Leader in FinTech Law and in Legal 500 as a leading Commercial, Payments & FinTech lawyer. Fiona sits on the Lexis Nexis Consulting Editorial Board for Commercial law and the editorial board of the journal, Payments & FinTech Lawyer.
Fiona heads AG’s FinTech Group, acting for financial institutions and FinTech’s in bringing new platforms, co brands, cloud based, payment and DLT solutions to market, whilst also co-founding the mentorship program, AG Elevate. Fiona is an industry leader on strategic alliances and joint ventures from an array of financial services. She is currently acting as lead counsel on the largest strategic alliance globally. Her expertise also includes outsourcing and other complex commercial arrangements and payment services relating to digital and mobile payment solutions, payment aggregation and merchant acquiry both in the UK, US and further afield. Fiona is a regular speaker at international conferences on Commercial, Technology Disruption and FinTech law.