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Slaughter and May

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What the team is known for

Excellent sourcing practice primarily instructed by customer-side clients on complex, business-critical projects and renegotiations. Particularly large client followings in financial services, telecoms and the public sector. Bolsters offering with expert knowledge of matters such as robotics, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. Possesses significant cross-border capability, often acting on multi-jurisdictional projects.

Strengths

Sources say: "They've got amazing technicians who I know are absolutely on top of everything they do, but they're also very skilful in how they handle people, even their own teams."

"They're commercial and pragmatic as well as being technically sound," commentators note.

Notable practitioners

David Ives leads the IP and technology group and is well versed in business and IT outsourcing work. He acts for both public and private sector clients.
"David Ives is extremely approachable and responsive, he really understands the commercial issues very quickly and he's very good at working through complex legal transactions and managing negotiations.""David is very calm and very logical."

Rob Sumroy heads Slaughter and May's strategic sourcing practice. He primarily advises customer-side clients on ITO and BPO mandates.
"Rob is clearly excellent technically in his area, and besides that he has a lot of charisma, which works really well in dealing with clients and the other side.""Rob Sumroy is like a guru in this area, and extremely well known."

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Outsourcing

Slaughter and May

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Location

One Bunhill Row

London

Greater London

UK

EC1Y 8YY

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