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Frank Jennings

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Wallace LLP

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Commercial

Position

Partner & Head of Commercial
Areas of Practice: Cloud Law, Technology, Commercial Contracts, Data Protection, Intellectual Property.

Career

I specialise in cloud law, technology contracts and data protection. I assist both those who buy or sell cloud / IT services to identify and reduce legal risks in their business, advise on how to avoid data protection fines by ensuring compliance (especially after the Safe Harbour ruling) and help clients save money by implementing robust but pragmatic contracts that allocate risk now which save costly court battles later.

 
Wallace LLP 2015 - present  - Cloud & Commercial Lawyer | Partner & Head of Commercial Head of commercial & IT team, advising start-ups to household names on commercial contracts and cloud, tech, web, digital, media, business intelligence, big data and data protection issue.

Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) - Present – Chair of code of practice board 2010
CIF's code of practice promotes transparency, capability and capability through accreditations by cloud providers. I chair meetings to recommend & implement improvements & updates to that code.

DMH Stallard LLP 2007-2014 - Cloud & Commercial Lawyer | Partner & Head of Commercial Head of commercial team. Advised start-ups to household names on commercial contracts and cloud / tech / web / media / compliance issues. Also advised public sector organisations on public procurement issues and contracting.

Rawlison Butler LLP 2004 – 2007 - Solicitor
Advised on commercial contracts and technology law issues.

Osborne Clarke -  1999 – 2004 - Associate Solicitor
Advised a range of interactive entertainment publishers and developers, web entrepreneurs and other technology companies. Secondments at Vodafone and Yahoo!

Psygnosis Limited, subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe 1997 – 1999
– Trainee Solicitor

Languages

French, German (conversational)

Member

  • Law Society
  • Society for Computers and Law
  • Cloud Industry Forum

Education

  • University of London 1996-1997
    LLM (Intellectual Property and Information Technology)


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Wallace LLP’s IT department acts for both suppliers in the IT sector as well as clients looking to acquire services in this space. The team acted for Competitive Capabilities International (CCI) on global licensing agreement with Ernst & Young for the use of its CCI’s core software product. It has also acted for Excell Group on the purchase of products and services from telecoms companies, as well as the sale of businesses and flexible business office spaces and revision of its master service agreement with clients. Head of the practice, Frank Jennings, has particular expertise advising on the cloud and related procurement. The team has also advised clients on the use of big data for AI and machine learning.

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