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Mark O'Conor

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Outsourcing , Information Technology
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Outsourcing - UK-wide

Band 3

Mark O'Conor is well known for his outsourcing work in the aviation space. He also advises clients in the financial services sector.
"He is good at cutting through the issues."
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Information Technology - London (Firms)

Band 3

Mark O'Conor is a noted authority on cloud solutions and associated regulation, and is frequently instructed by financial institutions on complex sourcing projects.
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Mark is experienced in all aspects of IT law, majoring on cloud and digital transformation, public procurement and outsourcing.

He is currently the Chair of the Society for Computers and Law and of DLA Piper's London Client Group.

Mark advises companies and governments on digital transformation, agile development, open source, AI and cloud computing legal challenges and has been involved in drafting and negotiating cloud computing contracts both on the provider and the customer side.

He provided legal and procurement advice to the Cabinet Office and OGC in its work to establish the "G-Cloud" as part of the public sector ICT strategy to meet the objectives of the Digital Britain report.

Mark has sought to aid the UK public sector, and subsequently cloud vendors and corporate customers find consensus and complete larger deals. He established an independent cloud forum, bringing together like minded experts from vendor organisations such as Colt, Dell, Salesforce, Agilisys, SkyScape Cloud, Memset and Microsoft. Customers involved have included the Cabinet Office and various regulators.

Mark is DLA Piper's client partner for its relationships with British Airways, Vodafone, LEGO and KPMG. Mark is also legal advisor to clients including National Grid, Close Brothers and the MOD.

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Mark O'Conor

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