Usman specialises in IT/Technology and outsourcing transactions. In IT/technology he advises clients on business critical software, systems and infrastructure deals (for example ERP systems, data centres, voice and data networks) as well as arrangements for new and disruptive technology (for example mobile ticketing and telematics arrangements).  

In outsourcing Usman has experience in most types of IT outsourcing and business process outsourcing, specialising in outsourcing arrangements within regulated industries and/or UK structured multi-jurisdictional arrangements. Usman advises clients in various industry verticals, with a particular focus in financial services, transportation, utilities, media and business services.

Before joining BCLP, Usman was in-house counsel at T-Mobile (now Everything Everywhere).  He has also worked in-house at Legal & General and Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.