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ONE FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7WS, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7242 1212
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242 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Scott Singer

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Work 020 7320 6599
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Technology, commercial contracts, data protection, intellectual.

Position

Scott advises on all aspects of IT and outsourcing transactions, software law and the exploitation of databases and acts for a large number of leading IT users and suppliers. Scott’s experience spans a wide range of sectors, including TMT, retail, banking, government, healthcare and hotels and leisure. Before becoming a lawyer Scott was a computer programmer so brings an IT background to his work. Scott is well known in the field of commercial contracts. He has acted for many household names on large commercial deals. Scott is particularly well known for his work in the retail, TMT and banking sectors in this area. Scott is also experienced in advising on data privacy law and has advised numerous data controllers and data subjects on all aspects of data privacy including binding corporate rules and global data transfers, data breaches, data protection audits and sharing and purchase of data. Scott has acted for many of the country’s household names in this area. Scott has also advised leading rights owners for many years on the exploitation, maintenance and protection of brands and industrial property rights and on the protection of new ideas.

Member

The Law Society; INTA; LES; British Computer Society and its Special Interest Group on business information systems.

Education

University of Manchester (1993 BA (Econ) Honours in Economics and Political Theory); College of Law, London (1994 Common Professional Examination); College of Law, London (1995 Legal Practice Course); 1997 Admitted as a solicitor; University of Strathclyde (1999 LLM in IT and Telecoms Law (with distinction)).


London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

Dentons' first-rate team includes Martin Fanning, who 'applies a commercial mindset to legal issues'. The group assists clients with the gamut of commercial contracts in areas such as retail, aviation, healthcare and energy, among others.  Scott Singer, and senior associates Tristan Jonckheer and Nicola Harding, who assisted John Lewis Partnership with negotiating a number of major commercial deals in 2017, such as its contractual joint venture with HSBC to provide John Lewis-branded personal loans to customers. On the IT front, Dan Burge and senior associate Henrietta Baker advised EDF Energy on its application maintenance and development arrangements with TCS. Andy Lucas has a strong track record in public sector outsourcing projects, and acts for a number of government departments, including the Home Office and Ministry of Defence. Babette Märzheuser-Wood and Tatiana Kruse are also recommended. The firm expanded its offering in the Scottish market in 2017 by merging with Scottish firm Maclay Murray & Spens; the team now includes Alison Bryce and Ross Nicol, both of whom are based in Glasgow.

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