Eversheds Sutherland

Outsourcing Department

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What the team is known for Highly experienced outsourcing practice with significant client followings in the banking, retail and energy sectors as well as among service providers. Possesses significant cross-border capability, with significant resources in the key sourcing hubs of Europe, the USA and Asia. Particularly noted for expertise in software licensing.

Strengths Clients regard Eversheds Sutherland as "excellent," describing the team as "very responsive and knowledgeable."

An interviewee reports that the firm is "very good technically," and offers "very commercial, pragmatic, business-oriented advice."

Commentators say Eversheds Sutherland is "particularly strong on financial services outsourcing."

Work highlights Advised Aegis on its administration outsourcing agreements with Capita. Specific work included the drafting of a framework agreement.

Notable practitioners

Simon Gamlin
heads the firm's international IT group and advises clients on technology outsourcings. He is well known for this work with financial services clients.
"He understands the requirements and expectations from a financial services perspective and has a deft skill to effectively achieve appropriate outcomes from a negotiations perspective."