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Browne Jacobson’s team of specialist digital and sourcing lawyers assists its clients with their digital transformation journeys. The financial services sector is one of the most heavily regulated sectors and one of the sectors under most threat of operational risk and regulatory risk from emerging technologies. We support our clients with their front office and back office digital transformation programmes and business as usual digital procurements, helping them to navigate the complex regulatory and commercial hurdles.

Our specialist team of digital and sourcing lawyers work closely with our specialist regulatory teams and other specialists to identify and mitigate risks in digital procurements within the financial services sector.

AI is helping our clients unlock the potential of their digital transformation capabilities and rebuild their digital strategies, levelling the playing field in the market. As AI continues to evolve other emerging technologies are not too far behind. As the technological landscape continues to evolve so does the legal and regulatory landscape. We work closely with our client’s in-house legal and procurement teams helping them keep abreast of such changes, helping them to maintain compliance with their legal and regulatory obligations. We provide commercial and pragmatic legal solutions to complex issues, guiding clients on the legal, operational and financial issues arising in respect of the procurement of digital solutions.

Our specialist team of digital and sourcing lawyers advise national and international clients across the spectrum of digital contracts including front office and back office solutions such as digital banking solutions, digital retail lending solutions, chatbots, customer relationship management and enterprise resource management solutions and data analytics, fraud detection and cyber security tools.

We also support our clients with supplier onboarding, pre-contract due diligence and distressed projects.

We also advise on the development and implementation of internal data and ethics policies in respect of new digital technologies.

Our specialist team of digital and sourcing lawyers are thought leaders, regularly speaking at conferences and connecting with industry leaders.

Featured experience


Working with a platform developer who is building software that is intended to streamline and automate these previously manual processes and allow insurers, carriers, coverholders and TPAs to manage all of their authority delegations online, in one place.


We worked with a software platform provider on its licensing and subscription models for insurance schemes operated by underwriters, and accessed by insurers and brokers.

Financial advice platform

Advised on data compliance and IT procurement issues.

Cash processing business

Advised on various data issues.

NYSE-listed payment provider

Advised on the transfer of data between and across jurisdictions and related data protection issues.

High street bank

We advised on data protection implications in relation to various commercial agreements entered into with third parties.


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