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Pitmans LLP

THE ANCHORAGE, 34 BRIDGE STREET, READING, RG1 2LU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work +44 345 222 9222
Fax:
Fax +44 118 958 5097
Email:
Web:
www.pitmans.com

Tim Clark

Tel:
Work 0118 957 0264
Email:
BDB Pitmans

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.

Position

Tim heads the commercial dispute resolution practice. He specialises in information
technology disputes, commercial claims, company law disputes, franchising law and
injunction applications. He acts in all divisions of the High Court and is experienced in
International and Domestic Arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute
resolution including mediation. Tim has substantial experience in the IT sector acting
for software vendors, distributors, systems integrators, resellers and customers. He
has a particular interest in company law matters including directors’ duties,
shareholder disputes including unfair prejudice petitions, derivative claims and
warranty claims..

Career

Trained Jaques & Lewis (now Eversheds); qualified 1987; partner Andersen Legal Garretts; partner Olswang until 2006; partner Pitmans 2006 to date.

Member

Society for Computers and Law

Education

Reading University (1984 LLB).

Leisure

Golf, avid supporter of Reading FC.


South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Leading individuals

Tim Clark - Pitmans LLP

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South East: TMT

IT and telecoms

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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