Sue McLean

Sue is a partner in the Technology practice in Baker McKenzie’s London office. She advises clients on technology, sourcing and digital media deals and business models and the legal issues relating to the implementation of new technologies. Sue works with clients (both customers and suppliers) on a wide range of technology matters including outsourcing, digital transformation, technology procurement, development and licensing, m/e-commerce, cloud computing, AI, FinTech, blockchain/DLT, data privacy, and cyber-security. Sue also advises on commercial agreements and the commercial, technology and intellectual property aspects of M&A transactions, investments and joint ventures.

She is Baker McKenzie’s Global Tech Lead for FinTech and Blockchain. She is a member of the techUK DLT Working Group and represents the Firm in its collaborations with R3 and Accord. Her clients include some of the world’s best known tech companies and multinational corporations and Sue also enjoys working with emerging and growth companies.

Sue was named TMT lawyer of the year at the Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards 2019. She regularly speaks and writes about the impact of disruptive technologies. She is also a Trustee of the Society for Computers and Law and founder and Chair of the SCL Women in Tech Law network.