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3 Verulam Buildings

Information Technology

2 ranked barristersBand 2London (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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3 Verulam Buildings' members are regularly instructed in diverse matters including breaches of contract and online fraud claims, and frequently bring to bear additional regulatory expertise in matters relating to cryptocurrency or data protection. The set's clients include well-known IT providers as well as large commercial clients, particularly those in the financial services sector. Highlights in recent months include instructions in CIS General Insurance v IBM and Ohpen v Invesco.

Client service:

Stephen Penson and Stuart Pullum are the the joint senior practice managers.

Strengths:

Clive Freedman
Clive Freedman is a respected junior whose IT practice centres particularly on cases concerning online banking and e-commerce, including software licence disagreements and contract issues. His technical expertise also comes into play in his parallel role as a mediator and arbitrator for technology disputes.
"A talented and highly confident advocate."

Strengths:

Michael Lazarus
Michael Lazarus is a leading junior at the IT Bar, who enjoys a peerless reputation for both his courtroom advocacy and his deep technical understanding of the issues at hand. He is an expert on the technology aspects of the sale and purchase of business assets, and is also highly adept at banking and finance, fraud and professional negligence cases. Lazarus is experienced at handling disputes involving public authorities.
"He has incredible analytical ability, work ethic and intellectual chops, and he can dissect people in cross-examination." "He is very responsive and easy to work with, and he manages the client very effectively."
Recent work: Acted for CIS General Insurance in its claim to recover £128 million after IBM terminated its platform implementation contract early.

Information Technology

3 Verulam Buildings

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Location

3 Verulam Buildings

Gray's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC1R 5NT

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Juniors

London (Bar)

Information Technology


Clive Freedman
Band 2
Michael Lazarus
Star Individuals