Catherine Bingham, partner, has specialised in advising on major technology, infrastructure and outsourcing and technology projects for over 25 years and co-leads our UK government practice. Typically Catherine's role includes advising on strategy, leading on drafting and negotiating the project contracts and advising on the procurement, tendering and evaluation processes. UK government clients she has worked with include UK Ministry of Defence, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (International Science & Innovation), UK Space Agency, HM Treasury, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Northern Ireland Civil Service and Department for Transport. On the private sector side, she has acted for technology suppliers and for customers in a wide range of industry sectors, including energy, transport and infrastructure, financial services, and retail. She is consistently rated as a leader in the technology and outsourcing fields. She is seen as an "excellent IT lawyer" and as "a calm and pragmatic operator" and wins plaudits for "delivering professional advice and responding to challenges and deadlines". Catherine is also an intellectual property specialist with over 30 years' experience advising on IP, IT, data, information and security issues for public and private sector clients.
Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales, 1988