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Anthony Nagle

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Browne Jacobson LLP

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Commercial: technology, outsourcing and complex projects.


Anthony has been recommended by Legal 500 for the past two years. He joined the firm in February 2014 from US firm Morrison & Foerster to assist in building from scratch a technology practice in the London office.  Anthony had an immediate impact and has since brought in technology instructions from clients who are the biggest brands in the market along with new technology instructions from the private sector.  Anthony has focused the London technology team on the firm’s main industry sectors (e.g., Financial Services, Insurance, Public Sector, Retail, Health, Education, and Start-ups).  Examples of the Clients advised by our London technology team are: 

  • Hiscox Insurance
  • Minibar Systems
  • DPD UK Limited;
  • National Audit Office (NAO);
  • Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
  • Crown Commercial Services (CCS)
  • Oil & Gas Authority (OGA)
  • Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Sweatcoin

On the back of this strong pipeline of work the firm has been able to build a team of people in London who also work with and draw in other technology lawyers from the Birmingham and Nottingham Offices for London transactions. Anthony’s success in building the firm's technology practice in London and the continued growth and progress by the team has been acknowledged by:

  • a first directory ranking in Legal 500 in 2015, who gave a London TMT Tier 5 ranking and they said that, “The ‘extremely capable’ Anthony Nagle at Browne Jacobson LLP handles IT and telecoms arrangements for major public sector clients such as the Crown Prosecution Service and the National Audit Office”; and
  • a promotion to Tier 3 of Legal 500 in 2016 and they said that, Browne Jacobson LLP attracts praise for its ‘extremely high levels of business acumen and industry knowledge’. The ‘charming, attentive and unflappable’ Anthony Nagle acts for Hiscox as well as the Crown Prosecution Service, the National Audit Office and several other government departments.”  

Anthony’s areas of expertise include a wide range of business and technology transactions and restructurings in both the private sector and the public sector and both nationally and internationally, including on-shore and offshore outsourcing transactions, joint venture arrangements, IT procurement and the supply and acquisition of technology equipment. 

He also advises on fintech, digital, disruptive technologies, crypto technologies, online and apps, cloud computing, biometric and identification projects, IT and privacy / cyber and data-sharing transactions, software licensing and development, and disaster recovery solutions, distance selling and e-commerce.



Trained DLA Piper 1997-2000; qualified 1999; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 2000-05; Morrison & Foerster 2005-14. Joined Browne Jacobson in 2014 as a partner in the London office.


Intermediate School Killorglin, Co. Kerry, Ireland; Thames Valley University LLB (Hons) 1994; Nottingham Law School's Legal Practice Course (Hons) at BPP Law School, 1995 LPC.


Sports, especially rugby; holidaying in Ireland.

East Midlands: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Browne Jacobson LLP  acts for both private and public sector clients on a broad gamut of mandates, from complex IT transactions such as hardware and software procurement to outsourcing arrangements, cloud computing matters, data protection advice and crypto technologies. The group is particularly active for clients specialising in fintech and disruptive technologies, but also assists clients from the firm’s key sectors in education, health, financial services, insurance, retail, construction and energy. Paula Dumbill   is the main practitioner in the Nottingham office, with key data protection support coming from Helena Wootton  and Selina Hinchliffe  adding expertise in licensing and outsourcing agreements. Dumbill recently acted alongside the London-based Anthony Nagle  for the Crown Prosecution Service on the procurement of applications support and hosting services as well as the integration, aligment and management of such services with the Crown Prosecution Service’s internal systems. The National Trust, Thorntons and Hiscox are also clients. Mark Snelgrove joined Potter Clarkson LLP.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Within: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Browne Jacobson LLP 's client roster includes both central and local government entities in the health and social infrastructure spaces. Nick Hurley recently advised the borough of Watford on the redevelopment of the Watford Health Campus via an asset-backed vehicle, and acted for the government of Malaysia on the procurement of a £100m waste-to-energy incinerator in Kuala Lumpur. On the property side, Nottingham-based Craig Elder collaborated with Neil Walker for the procurement of a long-term operator of several leisure centres on behalf of the borough of Dacorum. Stephen Matthew heads the practice and is currently assisting a number of local government authorities with urban regeneration and district heating schemes. Also notable are Anthony Nagle who represents the UK Debt Management Office, Peter Ware and Anja Beriro .

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Browne Jacobson LLP is frequently instructed in large IT projects, with particular experience advising clients in the financial services, health, insurance and public sectors. 'IT contracts expert' Anthony Nagle continues to lead a team advising the Crown Prosecution Service on IT projects including procurement, integration, alignment and management of applications support and hosting services. The team also acted for Manchester Underwriting Management  on the procurement of a new IT System. Declan Cushley heads up the practice which is instructed by TopCashBack, Thorntons Plc and Itelligence Business Solutions (UK). Selina Hinchcliffe joined the firm's Nottingham office from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP.

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