Pearse is a partner in the Technology & Innovation Group and member of the firms cross-departmental FinTech Group and Cyber Security Group. Pearse specialises in the areas of digital transformation/cloud computing, commercialisation of technology innovation/technology related IPR, computer security/fraud, cyber insurance, e-commerce and Fintech. Pearse is a member of the Irish Blockchain Expert Group, as well as the new Lex Mundi Blockchain Group. Pearse is a frequent writer and speaker on FinTech and cyber security topics. This includes recurring speaking slots with the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland (PPCII and Diploma courses) and The Honorable Society of King’s Inns (Advanced Diploma in White Collar Crime). Pearse was a part-time lecturer 2017/2018 on the National College of Ireland new MSc in FinTech.