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Osborne Clarke LLP

Information Technology

1 ranked lawyersBand 2South WestUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognised in the market for its digital business services offering and a deep, firm-wide commitment to tech. The team is able to handle IT and data protection matters of great complexity, and is also renowned for its litigation offering. Offices in Europe and North America facilitate the Bristol team's coordination of complex, multi-jurisdictional matters.

Strengths

It is "a great firm with a good culture," according to a source.

"They provide fully reasoned advice that gives a view of the best approach to take from a practical perspective,"a client says.

"Their client service has been excellent," adds another.

Work highlights

Advised Computershare on its £345.5 million acquisition of employee share plan administrator business Equatex from Montagu.

Notable practitioners

William Robertson leads the commercial technology team in Bristol. He advises on a wide range of matters, including technology collaboration agreements, procurement projects and IT outsourcing.
"He is practical-minded and gives reliable advice which is nicely in sync with our commercial drivers."

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Information Technology


William Robertson
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