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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

OCEANA HOUSE, 39-49 COMMERICAL ROAD, SOUTHAMPTON, SO15 1GA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 415 0000
Fax:
Fax 0345 415 8200
DX:
38517 SOUTHAMPTON
Email:
Web:
www.womblebonddickinson.com

Andrew Parsons

Tel:
Work 02380 20 8115
Email:
Web:
www.womblebonddickinson.com
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

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Commercial disputes

Position

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.

Career

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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Society for Computers and the Law.


London: Risk advisory

Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Within: Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP’s national network handles contentious and non-contentious matters for UK high-profile UK clients including Kingfisher, the Post Office, Network Rail and NHS Digital. The practice is also noted for its expertise in the retail, financial services and public sectors, and regularly handles cross-border mandates, leveraging the firm’s global network. Team head Andrew Kimble leads the data, privacy and freedom of information team and assists with outsourcing projects, data transfers and data licensing issues. Other key individuals include litigator Andrew Parsons, who focuses on disputes and investigations; Mark Gleeson, who joined from Browne Jacobson LLP in 2019 and specialises in information law; and legal director Peter Given. Jackie Gray moved in-house.

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South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Hampshire

Within: Next Generation Partners

Andrew Parsons - Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Within: Commercial litigation: Hampshire

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP's commercial dispute resolution practice takes a 'no-nonsense and hands-on approach'. In addition to having a full-service litigation offering, the firm has a specialist arbitration arm, which features in high-value international arbitrations. The retail industry is an area of activity for the team, as are the media, technology and manufacturing sectors. Ian Newcombe is a specialist in the energy sector. Gavin Matthews leads the firm's retail focus group and is recommended for trading disputes. Andrew Parsons is an expert in data protection and IT issues.

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