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Luke has over 23 years’ experience practising in the UK and Asia as a senior technology lawyer. He has developed and led successful technology practices at his former firms in Singapore and across the APAC region.
Luke provides strategic, commercial advice on all forms of complex technology matters, including blockchain consortia and digital assets, payments and FinTech matters, outsourcing, commercial contracts, cloud computing, content licensing and distribution, data privacy and cybersecurity, with particular focus advising on cross border commercial transactions.
Luke is recognised by Chambers Asia Pacific – TMT International Firms Singapore 2021 with a Band 1 individual ranking for his “outstanding legal expertise”, described as a “market-leading expert who handles a range of technology mandates, from fintech and cybersecurity matters to technology-related transactions”. With clients praising his “in-depth grasp of the commercial implications of complex technology transactions” and remarking that he has “many years of experience working with different industry clients and is very knowledgeable”.
Singapore based consortium of 12 global banks and corporates launching blockchain platform. Luke advised the consortium on its commercial and licensing arrangements including platform documentation*
Newly launched Blockchain consortia formed by global banks and sovereign wealth fund to provide realtime cross-border payments and settlements. Luke advised on structuring and platform documentation*
German global banking group on a project to consolidate and transform the Bank's outsourced cheque processing activities across the majority of its businesses on a global basis *
Myanmar based conglomerate on a joint venture and business collaboration arrangement with a leading PRC payment services company in connection with the launch of a mobile wallet across Myanmar*
A leading Asian media company on the renegotiation of its long term outsourced arrangement for its customer relationship management platform and moving from on-premise to the cloud*
One of the world’s largest custody and wealth management banks on its co-location arrangements with separate vendors for its primary and back-up APAC data centres based in APAC*
*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.
- BA Hons, University of Manchester, 1989
- Solicitor, England and Wales