"Excellent capacity to run big-ticket, cutting-edge deals across multiple jurisdictions." Chambers UK, 2014

Information Technology (IT)

We advise on industry leading and/or business critical Information Technology (IT) deals for our clients who are household names and who trust us with their biggest and most challenging IT deals.  We are also unusual in the global IT law market in representing providers – including some of the biggest globally - which enables our lawyers to understand the dynamics of IT transactions in a way that most of our peers would not.

We have deep expertise in specific deal types and sectors, including:

  • data centres and business critical IT infrastructure arrangements relating to data centres
  • advanced IT, including cloud computing and automation
  • mission critical system licensing, development and support arrangements in the retail, transportation, healthcare and financial services sectors
  • IT outsourcing arrangements across most sectors and covering all models, including tower/SIAM models, public/private sector joint ventures & mutuals and “alliance” outsourcing models
  • telematics and data science and analytics arrangements in various sectors, including insurance and transportation
  • banking (including challenger banks) and FinTech and the related application of PRA/FCA rules to technology/outsourcing arrangements

Latest Examples of work

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      Large utility company

      Advised on a £500m ‘IT Alliance’ with a consortia of top tier suppliers.  It was one of the largest IT deals to come to the UK market in recent years.

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      Large UK bank

      Advised a large UK bank on its strategic IT infrastructure outsourcing arrangement with IBM.

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      A UK transportation company

      Advised the company on its smart-card ticketing, internet and mobile retailing arrangements for its bus and rail businesses.

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      An insurance company

      Advised a large UK-based insurance company on its telematics and data analytics arrangements for its personal lines motor insurance business.

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