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Osborne Clarke LLP


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South East > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Entrusted by global and regional technology companies, Osborne Clarke LLP frequently helms corporate transactions and contentious issues. The team is headed by John Buyers in London, as well as Sara Valentine and Ian McKenzie who are both based in Reading. McKenzie’s focuses lies in blockchain and digital assets, while Gregory Barton and Hannah Clarke in the Thames Valley handle commercial matters across the technology and media sectors.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Osborne Clarke LLP acts for major technology and telecoms clients in key sectors, such as cloud-based solutions, AI, blockchain, financial services and transport. John Buyers, who is a commercial outsourcing and IT specialist with experience in domestic and international transactions, jointly leads the team alongside Mark Taylor, who handles matters concerning data protection, cybersecurity and fintech. Jon Fell advises operators and service providers on network sharing, managed services and commercial technology arrangements.

London > Corporate and commercial > Commercial contracts

Possessing a ‘high quality team’ acting in an ‘excellent commercial practice’, Osborne Clarke LLP acts on a host of varying domestic and cross border mandates, including complex leasing and maintenance agreements, distribution arrangements, and joint venture endeavours. John Buyers and Will Robertson both lead the group. Robertson is well-regarded for his IT, data analytics and privacy work in the retail sector. Lara Burch has largely concentrated on energy and utilities related issues, as well as life science and retail projects, while Edward Barratt is singled out for his substantial involvement in a wide portfolio of manufacturing and transport-related matters.