Alain Traill is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Data & Technology Transactions Practice. Mr. Traill advises on outsourcing projects, platform and technology solutions (business and consumer facing), and complex commercial contracts and renegotiations, regularly advising clients on both the customer and supplier side. Mr. Traill works with a broad range of clients across various sectors from early stage companies to major global financial institutions.

Mr. Traill’s practice includes:

  • Outsourcing (business processing and IT)
  • Complex commercial contracts and renegotiations
  • Platforms, SaaS, and cloud computing
  • Fintech and payments
  • Ecommerce and consumer
  • Data protection

Mr. Traill’s experience includes advising:

  • A global bank on four separate agreements with a fintech provider, to digitize existing (and create new) bank offerings by leveraging the provider’s platform
  • A leading FMCG provider on the transition of its outsourced infrastructure services to the cloud
  • A global bank on the renegotiation of its multi-billion dollar outsourced arrangement for investment banking IT infrastructure (and the resolution of various disputes)
  • A major European telco on the outsourcing and digital transformation of its business support systems
  • A global biotech organisation on a regional (EMEA/US) agreement for outsourced core finance processing services
  • A provider of a cloud-native core IT solution for financial services institutions, on its customer terms and arrangements with hosting providers and systems integrators
  • A fintech provider on its cloud- backed platform solution for issuing and administering equities and debt (running on the blockchain)
  • Various US-based emerging companies on selling to consumers in Europe, including amending contractual documentation, privacy notices, and user journey
  • A pharmaceutical company on the first generation outsourcing of regulated functions in relation to its portfolio of medical products

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Scotland (Solicitor)

Education

  • Diploma in Legal Practice, Glasgow Graduate School of Law, 2010
  • LLB Law in Italian Language, University of Glasgow, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English

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