Legal expertise that spans the full lifecycle of outsourcing projects

Outsourcing & Business Services

Whilst the drive towards efficiency in public and private sectors continues to generate demand for outsourcing, commercial, reputational and legal issues continue to present challenges. Service disputes, employee transfers, price levels, data protection regulations and other pressures need to be successfully handled. We will help you find effective and long-lasting legal and commercial solutions for your outsourcing projects.

Outsourcing is a core area of practice for BLP. The only major law firm with a dedicated focus on outsourcing as a sector, over 50 major providers and users of outsourcing services have relied on BLP to help them make their outsourcing projects work. Our expert outsourcing team of over 60 lawyers has delivered legal solutions for over 300 outsourcing projects across IT and information services, BPO, business services and property and facilities management.

Clients’ continued reliance on our expertise in areas such as employment and pensions law, dispute resolution, data protection, financial regulation, real estate, tax, mergers and acquisitions and a host of other legal disciplines saw BLP named UK TMT Outsourcing Team of the Year 2012 in the Acquisition International M&A Awards and TMT Team of the Year 2011 at the British Legal Awards for our role in a £1bn+ IT outsourcing programme for National Grid.

The larger and more complex the outsourcing project, the more important the need to ensure that arrangements between the customer and provider are effective in delivering the intended commercial goals of the deal, and protecting against the classic risks associated with outsourcing projects. Our experience, scale and joined-up, full-service legal capability positions BLP as the best choice of adviser to help you put those effective solutions in place for any outsourcing project.

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