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David Halliday

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David Halliday is a partner in the IT/Communications Practice Group in Baker McKenzie's London office. His practice spans a broad range of contentious and non-contentious work in the IT/telecoms area, with particular focus on dispute resolution. David's extensive experience in the IT and communications sector includes long-term technology services, outsourcing, software/systems procurement and development, and privacy and data protection. He focuses principally on dispute resolution in the field of technology and outsourcing contracts, and has represented numerous major suppliers and customers in contract renegotiation.


Trained Baker McKenzie; qualified 2000; associate at Baker McKenzie 2000-11; partner at Baker McKenzie 2011. Publications of note: Dave presents and writes regularly for various publications in relation to technology disputes.




Society for Computers & Law (SCL)


Cambridge University, Queens' College (B.A. Law and Modern Languages) (1996); Nottingham Law School (Law Society Finals) (1997)

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Baker McKenzie has significant capabilities across the IT and telecoms sectors and acts for some of the key names in these fields, including Google. Steve Holmes leads the London technology team which advises on commercial, contractual and strategic elements of large fintech, healthtech, cloud and AI projects. Harry Small is well-regarded for both contentious and non-contentious tech and outsourcing matters. Charlotte Harrington and David Halliday focus primarily on drafting commercial IT agreements and disputes, respectively. In the telecoms space, the group acts for both suppliers and purchasers of networks and has recently been instructed  on sharing agreements and a significant transformation project. It also advises clients on network security issues. Ben Allgrove is a key name for telecoms regulatory issues in the  digital media and e-commerce space. Sue McLean joined from Morrison & Foerster LLP, and focuses primarily on commercial IT agreements and outsourcing matters.

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