Alain Traill

  • Associate
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.4737


Alain Traill is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins, and a member of the firm’s Technology Transactions Practice. Mr. Traill has broad experience advising on outsourcing projects, commercial contracts, and other technology arrangements. Mr. Traill has advised clients from a range of sectors (including a number of financial services institutions) and has worked on both the customer and supplier side.

Mr. Traill’s expertize covers:

  • Outsourcing, including business process and information technology
  • Commercial contracts, including collaboration arrangements
  • Cloud computing
  • E-commerce
  • FinTech and payments
  • Data protection


Mr. Traill’s representative experience includes advising:

  • A global FMCG provider on the transition of its outsourced infrastructure services to the cloud
  • A leading biotech organisation on an accounting services agreement across EMEA and the US
  • A pharmaceutical company on the first generation outsourcing of regulated functions in relation to its portfolio of medical products
  • A leading insurer on the procurement of an investments platform for institutional clients, including its exit from the existing provider*
  • A leading insurer on the first generation outsourcing of its payroll function*
  • A major US-based retailer on the expansion of its ecommerce operation into 10 new EU jurisdictions*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Thought Leadership

  • UK’s Online Harms Regime Must Be ‘Proportionate,’ According to the ICO and Ofcom -  August 05, 2019
  • UK Government Launches ‘Smart Data’ Proposals as Data-Portability Agenda Intensifies -  August 02, 2019
  • UK’s Proposed “Online Harms” Compliance and Enforcement Regime Will Target Platforms -  April 10, 2019
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Scotland (Solicitor)
  • English
  • Technology Transactions
  • Payments & Emerging Financial Services