Akber Datoo

Akber Datoo | Managing partner, D2 Legal Technology LLP 

Akber Datoo is the founder and managing partner of D2 Legal Technology LLP (D2LT), a boutique legal data consulting firm, dedicated to the capital markets space.

He spent the earlier part of his career working on the trading floor of UBS and as an IT developer specialising in fixed income derivatives, before training as a lawyer with law firm Allen & Overy. After qualifying as a solicitor he worked for several years in Allen & Overy’s derivatives and structure finance practice and subsequently joined Sapient Global Markets heading up their legal documentation practice.

This depth of expertise in the OTC derivatives industry, alongside his dual skill-set as a qualified lawyer and technologist led to the founding of D2LT in 2011. His work now involves assisting financial institutions to create legal risk frameworks that ensure regulatory compliance and business optimisation. D2 Legal Technology LLP