"Global firm assisting with major cross-border outsourcing projects. Noted for work in regulated industries, with an enviable client list that contains many of the world's leading banks and insurers." Chambers UK, 2016
Our London sourcing and technology team provide technically knowledgeable and bespoke advice on the full range of sourcing transactions throughout the UK and across the globe. Working on high-end and complex arrangements throughout our key industry sectors, we provide commercially minded advice to both vendors and customers active in the fields of: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.
We work on on-shore, off-shore and near-shore transactions for a number of listed companies, public bodies and other prominent entities, drawing upon the experience of our local sourcing lawyers throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.
We are thought leaders in the global outsourcing market, undertaking regular market research activities and producing reports on the global trends and developments affecting the sourcing community. Our most recent publication “Liability schemes in sourcing contracts: A global perspective” analyses the liability profiles of 150 major sourcing contracts, including liability caps, exclusions and indemnities. Our thorough review of this data provides strategic insights for business and in-house Counsel into market standards for agreeing liability for risks.
As part of an international full service legal practice, we deliver the full range of legal advice required by outsourcing suppliers and customers, working closely with our colleagues specialising in tax; employment and labour; disputes and litigation; and corporate, M&A and securities.
Our areas of work include
- business process outsourcing (BPO)
- contractual advice (drafting, renegotiating, enforcing)
- dispute resolution
- human resources outsourcing (HRO)
- information technology outsourcing (ITO)
- R&D outsourcing
- shared services arrangements.