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Daniel Gallagher

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Daniel Gallagher is a senior associate in the London office of the Technology and Media practice.  He advises clients on complex technology and intellectual property transactions and has been named a “Rising Star” for Fintech by Legal 500 2023.

Daniel is experienced advising on technology and business process outsourcing arrangements; cloud services such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS; digital transformation projects; data licensing and commercialisation; software licensing, development and collaboration agreements; and other technology and IP related matters. His experience also includes matters involving emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA). He has represented clients on Fintech, Insurtech and Proptech transactions.  

Daniel also advises clients on how to comply with data protection law, including global data transfers, processing data in complex technology arrangements, and the appropriate security and privacy measures to protect data, including in arrangements with third parties.

Daniel has been recommended by Legal 500 for Commercial Contracts in 2018 and 2019 and for Fintech in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. He has spent a year on secondment to the technology and IP legal team of a global financial institution.

Daniel has a particular interest in the intellectual property and data issues arising from emerging technologies.

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"Daniel Gallagher is recommended for IP transactions.”

Legal 500, 2022

"A 'Rising Star' for Fintech."

Legal 500, 2022

Relevant experience

  • Global financial institution on its collaboration and development agreement with a leading operations management and analytics company to develop a KYC software platform that uses robotic process automation and machine-learning technology to speed up compliance checks on clients.
  • Cryptocurrency custody firm on its strategic technology licensing and software arrangements.
  • Insurtech company on its agreement with a UK life insurance company to launch a pioneering insurance product that uses advanced robotic-underwriting and algorithmic pricing to reduce the risk of providing cover for type 1 and 2 diabetics in the UK.
  • Global, systemically important financial institutions on their multi-jurisdictional outsourcing to leading cloud service providers.
  • FTSE 100 client on the consolidation of its multi-vendor outsourced application maintenance and application development services.
  • FTSE 100 clients on the negotiation and sale of IPv4 addresses to global technology providers.
  • Facilities management provider on its connected workspace (Internet-of-Things) services, including relating to the use of big data collected from sensors installed within buildings.
  • Global credit rating agency on its data licensing and other intellectual property arrangements relating to a commercial collaboration.
  • Financial services institutions on outsourcing of business change management services, hardware supply and support services, IT and other facilities management services.
  • Managed cybersecurity services provider with its services agreements, reseller agreements and end-user software licences.
  • Advising organisations in compliance with data protection laws and cyber security; cross-border data transfer arrangements, including Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs); data and cyber security issues in complex technology transactions; processing big data and processing data using artificial intelligence; data governance and protection policies and fair processing notices; responding to requests for disclosure of data (including from data subjects or in connection with regulatory investigations or litigation).
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  • 2014 – Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford, Oxford
  • 2004 – M.Phil, St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford
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