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Shoosmiths LLP

FIRST FLOOR, WITAN GATE HOUSE, 500-600 WITAN GATE WEST, MILTON KEYNES, MK9 1SH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 868300
Fax:
Fax 03700 868301
DX:
729360 MK 15
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Sebastian Price

Tel:
Work 03700 868455
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Commercial

Position

Sebastian is a partner in our commercial team, advising on the full range of commercial arrangements, covering every aspect of clients’ purchasing, production, marketing, selling, infrastructure, technology and e-commerce requirements. He has particular experience of tailoring support for in-house legal teams, working closely with them. He has worked on secondment with clients, including time at a major retail bank. His own area of legal specialism covers IT outsourcing, software licensing and development, IT systems acquisition, facilities management, electronic trading and other IT-related matters.

Career

Qualified 1986; joined Cameron McKenna in the City of London, advising on complex corporate, commercial and financial transactions; spent two years working in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, living in Cairo and Warsaw, advising blue-chip multinationals on all aspects of their commercial activity in those developing markets; joined Shoosmiths 1999.

Education

University College London.


South East: TMT

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Shoosmiths LLP has a ‘strong in-depth team with high levels of skill and knowledge’. The team is co-headed by the ‘highly capable, very experienced and all round excellent’ Robin Webb out of the firm’s Milton Keynes office. Webb leads the firm’s specialist automotive sector team; he recently advised Volkswagen Group on its procurement of telephony and data network services for use across its trade parts specialist centres and was instructed by Nissan Motors to re-negotiate a digital marketing agreement for global website design and build, support and maintenance services. Fellow co-head Sebastian Price advises a large number of blue-chip organisations on a broad range of IT matters, with recent highlights of his including assisting IMS Evolve on a strategic partnership with a supermarket company and advising Licence Bureau on technological and data access considerations. Associate Andy Pratley (‘very adaptable, always delivers for the client’) specialises in IT matters for the automotive and financial services industry. Other names to note include Anastasia Fowle and publishing and digital media expert Laurence Kaye.

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