As Co-Team Leader for Technology & Commercial Transactions, Marcus has over 20 years of commercial, technology and outsourcing experience on a wide variety of strategic transactions, often cross-border in nature. He has a strong history of advising US corporates in the European market.
He has a particular focus on the corporate technology, financial services (including FinTech and Insuretech), retail, leisure and sports and entertainment sectors. Marcus won TMT Team of the Year for his role in the award-winning £1bn global IT outsourcing transformation project for National Grid. He has a particular focus on corporate carve-out transactions where M&A and outsourcing overlap.
He is the firm’s lead or joint client relationship partner for a number of Firmwide clients, including BT Group/Openreach, eBay, DXC Technology Inc., SPX FLOW Inc., NIKE Inc., Schroders and the music licensing companies, Performing Rights Society and Phonographic Performance Ltd, amongst others.
Marcus is ranked as a leading individual for Outsourcing, Commercial Contracts and Information Technology by legal directories Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.
Marcus advised Apto Payments, a San Francisco based fintech company, on its launch of the UK’s first cryptocurrency debit card. BCLP’s solution helped Apto navigate the complex regulatory requirements challenging the launch.