Senior Associate advising both customers and suppliers in IT, technology, outsourcing and commercial services transactions.
Over eight years of experience supporting clients across the financial services, technology and media sectors.
Leads projects in a range of areas including digitisation, cloud computing, IT outsourcing, IT procurement, business process outsourcing, software robotics, software development, sponsorship and payment services.
Understands market positions from both the customer and the supplier side, and how these can be balanced and resolved for the benefit of clients.
In-house experience in the technology and commercial legal teams of Barclays and Direct Line Group.
Digitisation – working with collecting societies Phonographic Performance Limited and PRS for Music on the appointment of technology integrators and cloud service providers to enable the delivery of a transformational joint music licensing system.
Cloud computing – supporting a major technology provider to UK government in connection with its transition to using the public cloud to host its business critical service offerings.
Regulated outsourcing – advising a challenger bank on the regulated outsourcing of its account opening and key communications fulfilment services.
IT outsourcing and remediation – working with The Co-operative Bank p.l.c. as part of a team supporting the migration of the bank’s IT infrastructure from The Co-operative Group to IBM, following the sale of The Co-operative Group’s majority shareholding in the bank.
Software robotics – advising a major insurer on its use of robotic process automation software to carry out business process tasks previously performed by outsourced offshore personnel.
Business process outsourcing – leading negotiations on behalf of a supplier in a strategic re-outsourcing of a customer’s intellectual property licensing and royalty collection business.
Sponsorship – acting for industry body Cinema First on the negotiation of it two-for-one cinema ticket promotion and sponsorship agreement with comparethemarket.com, publicly branded as “Meerkat Movies”.