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Angela Fouracre

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Bristows (Services) Limited

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Commercial and Technology Disputes


Angela is a Partner in the firm’s Commercial and Technology Disputes team. She is a dispute resolution specialist with particular expertise in advising on disputes arising out of IT, outsourcing and IP contracts, including confidential information and copyright issues.

Angela regularly provides clients with early strategic advice in relation to resolving disputes. She also advises across the full range of court proceedings, arbitrations, expert determinations, mediations and contract management/escalation procedures.


Trained at DAC Beachcroft; qualified in 2003, joined Bristows LLP in 2006, partner since 2017


Society for Computers and Law


Rugby High School for Girls, Warwickshire; Hull University (LLB); College of Law, London; Diploma in Advanced Litigation, Nottingham Law School


Family, running, hiking

London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Bristows LLP 'stands out as a client-focused firm that goes the extra mile to understand its clients' commercial needs'. The practice is known for complex IT disputes and commercial claims involving confidentiality and contracts for the licensing and exploitation of IP.  It is also increasingly active in disputes work for financial services businesses.   Mark Brown is team head while Anna Cook 'tailors advice and strategic suggestions to clients' requirements'. Kevin Appleton, Jeremy Blum, Angela Fouracre and Simon Clark are also names to note.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Bristows LLP's 'very strong' practice represents clients such as British Airways, Dropbox, Sony and Telenor. Head of IT Mark Watts is leading a team acting for Amazon Web Services on negotiating and agreeing complex contracts for the provision of the client's IT infrastructure and cloud-based services to well-known companies, including those is regulated industries. The group is defending Chinese telecoms company ZTE in alleged patent infringment and FRAND declaration proceedings brought by Conversant. It also represented Google and Samsung against Unwired Planet in patent infringement allegations, which were successfully settled. Other work highlights include advising Spotify on advertising technology and regulatory developments. 'Brilliant lawyer' Toby Crick is highlighted for his 'exceptional know how and negotiation skills' and jointly heads the telecoms team alongside patent litigator Myles Jelf. Digital media expert Adrian Sim attracts praise for his 'excellent client manner'. Other key contacts include disputes expert Anna Cook and Angela Fouracre, who was promoted to the partnership.

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