Simon Murphy advises clients across a number of sectors and regulatory environments on large scale and strategically critical IT and commercial programmes. This includes outsourcing of IT and business processes, procurement of software products and services, software development, cloud services, datacentres, supply chain contracts and transitional services arrangements.

He typically works alongside each client’s commercial, operations and/or procurement teams to help establish innovative and legally sound contracting models. Simon is able to guide clients through its business case and strategy formation, execution of procurement and negotiation processes, and contract management and variations.

Since joining DLA Piper as a trainee solicitor in 2001, Simon has worked in the firm’s UK and Hong Kong offices, and has been active in successful international initiatives and projects. He also regularly provides training and facilitates interactive workshops on a range of commercial topics.