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Luke Sayer

Senior Associate

Luke is a senior associate in the dispute resolution and litigation team and specialises in commercial litigation and regulatory matters. Luke has experience in acting for both international and local clients in relation to complex and high value commercial disputes.

Luke’s clients are predominantly large commercial organisations and he has gained experience in high value trust, construction, insolvency, financial disputes and regularly advises on multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Luke's regulatory practice focusses on data protection, AML/CFT and compliance, licensing issues, technology (including blockchain) and eGaming.

Luke has presented at seminars on regulatory matters as well as authored articles in worldwide and local publications on blockchain technology, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and data protection.

Luke is appointed as a non-executive director of an eGaming business and frequently provides advice on matters such as cloud platform services, digital currencies and payment solutions.  In fact, Luke advised and liaised with the regulatory authority on Alderney's first eGaming platform offering a cryptocurrency wagering mechanism.

Luke has provided corporate advisory work on the formation and regulation of venture capital funds specifically focused on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

Career

Luke read Philosophy at the University of Nottingham before completing his Graduate Diploma in Law and his LPC at The College of Law, London.

Luke was admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales in 2011.  Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2013, Luke worked for another Guernsey legal practice, having completed his training at a London law firm.

In 2013 Luke passed the Guernsey Bar Exams. Luke is a Certified International Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

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