James Russell

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

James Russell

James Russell



James Russell is a technology lawyer based in London. He focuses on outsourcing, information technology and intellectual property law.

James has extensive experience in onshore and offshore technology and business process outsourcing, systems procurement, intellectual property matters, and data protection as well as general commercial work. He has advised banks, insurers, platform trading operators, software providers, telecoms operators, Islamic and conventional financial institutions, professional services organisations and other corporate clients on a wide range of non-contentious IT, e-commerce, telecoms and outsourcing matters. James specialises in high end complex projects and has led on a number of high profile transactions including advising Friends Life on the largest UK life and pensions outsourcing worth over £1.4 billion and Old Mutual Wealth on its ground breaking 20 year business process outsourcing agreement for back office administration activities.

Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales