Andrew Parsons > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
SO15 1GA

Work Department

Commercial disputes


Andrew is a partner who specialises in commercial disputes.  He has expertise in managing disputes through a variety of forums including litigation, arbitration, expert determination and mediation.

Andrew has an established practice in technology and data protection disputes. This includes advising on software licences, IT procurement disputes, data transfer/processing agreements, enforcement action by the ICO and managing security breaches.


Qualified with Bond Pearce 2006; solicitor Bond Pearce 2008; associate, Bond Pearce 2010; managing associate, Bond Pearce 2012; managing associate, Bond Dickinson on merger in 2013; partner, Bond Dickinson 2016; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination in 2017.


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Lawyer Rankings

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Hampshire

(Next Generation Partners)

Andrew ParsonsWomble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP acts for a wide range of high-profile clients across the region and beyond, and provides the full spectrum of commercial litigation and dispute resolution advice, with specialisms in the retail and energy sectors and growing expertise in technology and data protection matters. Team head Tom Beezer handles complex and high-value matters, and is especially experienced in the energy sector and upstream project cycle work. Ian Newcombe is also highly regarded for his work with energy clients, with a growing interest in matters relating to climate change. Gavin Matthews leads on litigation relating to the retail sector, and Andrew Parsons has a notable focus on technology mandates. Associate Amy Prime advises on a range of work, and is developing a niche practice concerning electronic disclosure and discovery. All named lawyers are based in Southampton.

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

Led out of Bristol by Alastair Mitton, the team at Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP is ‘experienced, capable, and proactive and a delight to work with‘ and employs its expertise in digitization projects, setting up e-commerce platforms, and handling issues arising out of the use of AI. Andrew Parsons handles contentious matters pertaining to software and IT services, whereas Andrew Kimble advises on projects, including outsourcing, e-commerce, and adjacent consumer protection laws. Highly active with a focus on the financial sector, Howard Duckworth counsels clients on projects pertaining to outsourcing, fintech, data protection, and cybersecurity.

London > Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP acts for public sector clients and corporates across a wide range of sectors, most notably tech, retail, financial services and life sciences, on cross-border data transfers, regulatory investigations, and the data aspects of corporate transactions. Through its online tech-driven solution, WBC Clarity, the group assists clients to manage data subject access requests. Practice head Andrew Kimble advises on all aspects of data protection and privacy matters. Also recommended are Andrew Parsons, who focuses on commercial litigation in the tech sector, and Newcastle-based Caroline Churchill, whose expertise spans cross-border acquisitions and e-commerce issues.