John Salmon

John Salmon

Partner, Hogan Lovells

John Salmon is a Partner at law firm Hogan Lovells, and has been a leading IT lawyer for over 25 years, he has specialised in advising in the financial services area for over 18 years. John advises financial institutions, technology providers and new FinTech companies on innovative digital projects.  His work covers IT procurement and outsourcing, cloud projects, cyber security, mobile payments and digital platforms. He is a recommended individual for Technology and FinTech in the leading legal directories, lectures and writes extensively on the subject of IT and digital issues relating to financial services and FinTech companies.

John leads the firm's blockchain group and is particularly focused on the application of blockchain in the financial services sector. He is well regarded in the industry for his knowledge of the legal and regulatory issues presented by blockchain, and has spoken on the topic all over the world including at the European Parliament and OECD.