Chris is a technology and fintech lawyer with a wealth of experience in all areas of fintech, technology, payments, AI, data licensing, retail and media, working for companies from start-ups to major institutions. He is listed by the Legal 500 as a Leading Individual for fintech legal advice in the UK, which describes him as having a ‘great knowledge of complex matters not only from a legal standpoint but also from a technical and operational perspective’, and is described by Chambers as being ‘recognised by peers and clients alike for his knowledge of and commitment to the FinTech sector’. He is the author or co-author for leading know how pieces on topics such as mobile payments and open banking by PLC, Lexis and the EPA, acts for a number of cutting-edge fintech businesses and is involved in industry-changing initiatives such as Nesta’s challenge prizes, the Open Up Challenge and the Affordable Credit Challenge. Through his various specialisms he has also become a trusted advisor to a range of large established financial services, software, retail and other businesses, whom he regularly advises on a regular basis on business-critical projects. He is named in Who’s Who Legal and Banking as a leading individual for fintech, described as an “outstanding practitioner who is gaining significant traction in the market” and “really knows his stuff and focuses on getting deals done rather than scoring points”. He has led Kemp Little’s membership of the Emerging Payments Association, and is a regular contributor to the Project Regulator team.