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BDB Pitmans

47 CASTLE STREET, READING, BERKSHIRE, RG1 7SR, ENGLAND
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Work +44 345 222 9222
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Fax +44 118 958 5097
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www.pitmans.com

Marie Evrard

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BDB Pitmans

Work Department

Commericial

Position

Marie's commercial expertise covers service, distribution and agency agreements, licensing and reviewing, drafting and negotiating contractual documents. She specialises in the telecommunications, software licensing and IT sector.

Career

-Joined Pitmans in 2016
-Three years as sole commercial in-house legal adviser and compliance specialist for CTIL, a joint venture company between Vodafone and Telefónica (O2)
-Three years as in-house counsel for Telefónica in Madrid
-Masters Degree in EU and Competition Law

Languages

Multilingual (written and spoken) in French (native), English, Spanish and Dutch


South East: TMT

IT and telecoms

Within: Next generation lawyers

Marie Evrard - Pitmans LLP

Within: IT and telecoms

'First-class' Pitmans LLP is recommended for its ‘sector knowledge, turnaround times, commercial rates, personable team and overall level of service’. Commercial litigator Phil Smith heads the firm’s IT and telecoms offering, advising big-name clients including Sky, Humax and Symantec. Tim Clark acts on contentious IT disputes, particularly those relating to cyber security and breaches thereof, and is currently advising Dutch YouTube services company Zoom.In on the UK aspects of a dispute with MNN. On the advisory side, Philip Weaver has been handling the renewal of licence and maintenance agreements for KAI Computer Services and giving legal guidance on GDPR compliance to the UK arm of an international business which manufactures electronics and hardware. ‘Highly personable’ legal adviser Marie Evrard has wide-ranging expertise in areas including data protection compliance, software and master service agreements, with one recommendation that ‘in such a "dry" subject it helps that Marie has a great sense of humour and is a great relationship builder’.

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