Karl is a highly experienced lawyer specialising in Financial Services and Technology, Media and Telecoms. Former general counsel with highly commercial outlook and extensive Regulatory and Compliance experience on an international basis. Karl is a recognised expert in fintech, insurtech, regulatory and technology matters. His strategic focus is on the use and implications of technology as a disruptive process and the management of risk whilst achieving commercial aims.
He is people-oriented, commercially focused, and solutions oriented with strong leadership and relationship building skills. He understands the needs of and talks the language of businesses, from start ups and SME’s to large multinational corporates, providing innovative, reliable, level headed, pragmatic advice in a clearly conveyed manner. He is tenacious, resilient, robust and a highly effective negotiator.
He is a trusted advisor to senior management, having been part of the senior management team of a number of businesses, offering strategic and tactical advice on a variety of commercial, regulatory and legal issues. He has management experience and as a mentor, relationship builder and motivator.
*Karl Foster is a Consultant at Acuity Law working on a self-employed basis*
Karl is listed as a Next Generation Partner in The Legal 500.
The Commercial Team is ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500.
The Corporate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500.
The Corporate Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.
Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
Wales Legal Awards 2020
The Tech and Communications Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500.