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Jessica Sanders

Legal Director

Jessica has extensive experience of large technology and financial services outsourcing projects for customers including International Airlines Group, HSBC, Dentsu Aegis Network, Lloyds Banking Group, Bank of America, MetLife, Investec, AXA, Amlin and Winterflood Securities Limited.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Advising a multinational media and digital marketing communications company on the procurement and implementation of a new global HR platform
  • Advising a major retail bank on four simultaneous major outsource contracts for one of the UK's largest ever application development and maintenance outsource projects, in a multi-billion pound programme
  • Advising a major retail bank on the global outsource of its procurement function
  • Advising an international airline on its IT outsource panel, including five application development agreements
  • Advising a major retail bank on the renegotiation of its outsourcing arrangements for various back office services related to mortgage operations and insurance administration
  • Advising a leading insurer on the outsourcing of its print and mail management services
  • Advising a leading bank on the outsourcing of its financial product dealing and investment payment agent services
  • Advising a leading insurer on the outsourcing of the administration of their insurance policies relating to high net worth investment products
  • Advising a specialist financial services group on the negotiation of its fund manager agreements, outsourced dealing services agreements and institutional dealing and custody contract arrangements
  • Advising a leading insurer on the migration of new insurance products acquired and associated outsourcing of the administration of such products
  • Exeter University
  • College of Law London
  • LLB European (French) / Maitrise en Droit Master 1

Prior Experience

  • DLA Piper, Legal Director, May 2018 - present
  • DLA Piper, Senior Associate, May 2013 - April 2018
  • DLA Piper, Solicitor, 2008 to April 2013
  • DLA Piper, Trainee Solicitor, 2006 - 2008

Memberships And Affiliations

Society for Computers & Law