• Advising BT plc on a large number of commercial and ICT agreements, including:
    • its strategic PaaS agreement with a leading multi-national technology provider (which included advice on data protection and cyber-security compliance issues)
    • on a comprehensive review and amendment to existing business-to-business template agreements, including for the provision of software and related products and services, short form terms & conditions and acceptable use policy, drafting and advice on specific BT products and services to customers including that involving the BT customer subscribing to a third party’s end user subscription agreement, and providing commercial advice on related back-to back supply agreements*
  • Acting for BT Openreach on its key subcontracting agreements with high profile vendors relating to the rollout of high-speed broadband communications across the UK underpinning the UK BDUK programme*
  • Advising a FTSE 100 energy group on its procurement of mobile voice and data communications services, including field services and related equipment agreements with a leading telecommunications provider which included strategic advice on data protection and security related issues, as well as on market practice for cloud and shared platform service providers*
  • Advising a FTSE 100 energy group on its significant procurement and second generation sourcing to Vodafone GE for the design, transformation, support and maintenance of its gas remote site communications systems (including satellite technologies) supporting the national gas distribution network in the UK, part of the UK’s critical national infrastructure (CNI)*
  • Advising a leading subsea telecommunications network service provider on the preparation of its customer terms (intended for use by leading cloud customers, including Microsoft) as part of its commercialisation of its significant subsea fibre optic cable networks being constructed to provide high volume communications services between New York and West Coast of Ireland, including preparing and advising on various dark fibre IRUs, spectrum IRUs and capacity lease agreements*
  • Advising a multi-national electronic media company on terms and conditions, structure of websites and data collection mechanisms online and across numerous jurisdictions in the CE*
  • Advising a global provider of secure electronic transaction solutions and card services on various commercial contracts and software licensing agreements relating to its smartcard system for EMV, data security and secure identity (MULTOS), ATM and other electronic transaction technologies*
  • Advising a major public sector consumer and retail organisation on its long-running ICT transformation, valued at £1-2 billion, which was the largest of its kind in the UK public sector in 2014. The transaction involved the procurement of network services, data centre infrastructure, end user computing, applications development and maintenance and other related services procured on a service "towers" basis including advice on the complex SIAM (systems integration and management) model governing the roll-out of such services. Strategic advice on the roll-out phases included advising on multi-supplier collaboration agreements, collective incentivisation models, IaaS and PaaS contacting models, data protection and cyber security related issues*

*denotes experience gained at previous firms