In-house lawyers are facing unprecedented challenges in supporting their businesses through the effects of the pandemic, while preparing for Brexit and navigating the drivers of transformation at a societal level: digitalisation, decarbonisation and urban dynamics.
This year, our annual in-house lawyer event runs over four days, from 23-26 November 2020. We're hosting a mix of sessions covering the major legal and market factors affecting the role of in-house lawyers.
Alongside the talks and panel discussions set out in the agenda below, there will be spaces for networking with peers and additional on-demand content.
Senior Knowledge Lawyer
Partner, Head of International Arbitration, UK
Partner, joint SLL Real Estate, UK
Partner and Head of Decarbonisation, UK
Partner, Head of Environment, UK
Senior Associate, UK
Head of Knowledge, UK
Associate Director, UK
Partner and OC Solutions Director
OC Solutions Director
OC Solutions Senior Manager
Ashley is a Client Knowledge Lawyer in Osborne Clarke’s Disputes practice group.
Ashley works across Osborne Clarke’s disputes, regulatory and investigations services and is involved in all aspects of client knowledge, including: connected insights, social media, events and campaigns.
Before becoming a Client Knowledge Lawyer, Ashley was a Senior Associate in Osborne Clarke’s Commercial & Regulatory Disputes team, specialising in financial services and tech, media and comms litigation and contentious regulatory matters. Ashley trained at Osborne Clarke and qualified in 2011.
Mathias advises on a range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, venture and growth capital fundraisings, joint ventures and reorganisations and corporate governance. Mathias specialises in advising clients in the Tech, Media and Comms sector, where he has worked with businesses operating in, amongst other areas, digital media; e-commerce and consumer internet; advertising and marketing services; video games; cybersecurity; enterprise software; and IT consulting.
Mathias' clients include a mix of fast-growth private companies, entrepreneurs and investors, as well as publicly-traded companies.
Mathias is regularly engaged on cross-border transactions involving parties across the globe.
Mathias joined Osborne Clarke in 2006.
He has acted as counsel and advocate in both international commercial and bilateral investment treaty arbitrations, including in the financial services, tech, media and comms and energy sectors. Greg has particular expertise in renewable energy arbitrations, including solar and hydroelectric disputes.
Greg has conducted both ad hoc and institutional arbitrations to final award, including under the LCIA, ICC, DIS, and UNCITRAL rules. He has also been appointed as an arbitrator in ICC and UNCITRAL proceedings and acted as an expert witness on English arbitration law and practice in the US courts.
Before joining Osborne Clarke LLP as a Partner in 2012, Greg practised from 2000 to 2012 at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, where he was a member of the international arbitration group. Greg is also qualified as a solicitor advocate and has been involved in litigation at all levels of the English court system. In 2004 he served as judicial assistant to the then Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Rt Hon the Lord Woolf.
Greg publishes regularly on international arbitration. Together with Julian D M Lew QC and others, he is an editor of the practitioner text on arbitration law and practice, Arbitration in England. As well as presenting at arbitration conferences, Greg is also frequently asked to speak on international arbitration at universities in the UK and abroad (including at the universities of Leiden, Oxford and Reading). He has practised in England and Madrid and his working languages are English and Spanish.
After over 16 years working in the City, Jane joined the Thames Valley office of Osborne Clarke in 2019 from Norton Rose Fulbright. Jane is very experienced in all forms of dispute resolution and has particular expertise in dealing with company law disputes. She regularly advises in relation to joint ventures and limited liability partnerships, directors' duties and shareholder disputes (including unfair prejudice claims) as well as in relation to contentious insolvency and fraud.
Jane also assists clients in the design and conduct of complex and sensitive investigations in the business ethics and anti-corruption arena.
She has advised a broad spectrum of clients, in the UK and globally, including in the financial, energy and telecommunications sectors. Her recent work includes advising a global telecommunications company in relation to a procurement dispute (ICC arbitration) with regard to breach of the terms of a multi-party co-operation agreement; advising an individual in relation to claims of unfairly prejudicial conduct and breach of fiduciary duties owed to a limited liability partnership; and advising a global mining company in relation to the attempted expropriation of its assets by a foreign state.
Jane is described in the Legal 500 2019 as “a name to note” in commercial litigation.
She is acknowledged in the legal directories as a leading litigator in the areas of commercial, IP and IT disputes, and has more than twenty years’ experience advising clients on resolving complex and substantial cases. She has been described by one directory as ‘a litigator you want on your side’ and is praised for her ‘understanding of business necessities and her receptiveness to client needs’.
She acts for clients in the UK and overseas, and is recognised for her ability to maximise strategic opportunities for her clients and achieve results as cost-effectively as possible. As well as handling substantial litigation, she is experienced in other forms of dispute resolution, such as mediation and commercial arbitration, and is an accredited mediator. Clare joined Osborne Clarke on qualification in 1987 and has been a Partner in the litigation practice since 1992, leading the group for four years until 2003.
She sits on the Partnership Council and is the partner representative on the OC Forum, which is the firm’s employee representative group, and participates in the Osborne Clarke corporate responsibility programme.
Adrian represents clients in the infrastructure, energy, transport, financial, technology and retail sectors, as well as in other sectors. He has handled all types of cases in terms of the subject-matter of the dispute and the legal issues arising. For example, he has conducted cases involving the supply of goods and services; joint ventures; M&A; outsourcing; licensing of IP; financing; construction; anti-trust; bribery & corruption; professional negligence; and theft of confidential information.
In relation to International Arbitration, Adrian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). He has conducted cases under all the leading arbitration rules, e.g. the rules of the LCIA, ICC, AAA, SCC and DIS. His recent cases have taken place in the London/UK, in Oman (Muscat), in Switzerland (Geneva and Zurich), in Germany (Hamburg) and in Sweden (Stockholm). In addition to acting as counsel on cases, Adrian will accept appointments to act as arbitrator on cases not involving the firm’s clients.
In relation to commercial litigation, most of Adrian’s cases take place in the Commercial Court in London. He has acted on many cases involving parallel or related proceedings in the courts of other countries especially in off-shore jurisdictions.
Adrian is a CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) Accredited Mediator. He has been involved in numerous successful mediations of all types of disputes. Bringing his many years of experience into play, Adrian will accept appointments to act as Mediator of disputes not involving clients of the firm.
Adrian's investigations work involves acting for companies to address issues that relate to financial, accounting or regulatory matters.
Geographically, Adrian’s main focus is on EMEA, CIS, India and the USA.
Adrian qualified as an English solicitor in 1986 and joined Osborne Clarke as a Partner in 1996, having previously worked at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.
His work covers scheme establishment, merger, benefit changes, winding-up and regulatory compliance, as well as the drafting of scheme documentation and member communications, with a particular focus on the Tech, Media and Comms sector. He has been advising on pensions-related matters for nearly twenty years.
He also advises life offices in relation to with-profits fund matters, including in relation to guaranteed annuity rates. He advises on the pensions aspects of acquisitions and disposals, and handles contentious and non-contentious work, including cases before the Pensions Ombudsman and High Court claims. Paul has been at Osborne Clarke since he qualified in 1993, and has been a Partner since 1999, now sitting as a member of the firm’s executive board.
He is a director of our independent trustee company Open Trustees, a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and a member of the National Association of Pension Funds’ South Western regional committee.
Olivia re-joined the London employment team in 2016 having worked for a niche employment law practice for the last seven years. This has provided her with an additional perspective having advised both employers and employees. Prior to that, she worked for five years at Osborne Clarke joining from another international law firm.
Olivia has extensive experience in advocacy in the Employment Tribunal having represented Respondents and Claimants at preliminary and full hearings. She has also participated in the Judicial Shadowing Scheme.
Olivia is experienced in dealing with a wide range of employment issues but has particular experience in:
• Employment Tribunal litigation including bonus claims;
• Restrictive covenants and injunctions;
• Restructuring and collective redundancies;
• Business critical issues including board disputes, change management and discrimination claims.
Olivia has a particular interest, and experience, in providing legal and HR training to HR departments and managers in a broad spectrum of employment issues. Most recently, she has provided clients with training in shared parental leave, dismissal and discrimination issues.
Olivia prides herself on giving practical and accessible, user friendly, ‘no nonsense’ pragmatic and commercial advice.
Olivia is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association.
He leads our relationships with a number of global investors including, CBRE Global Investors, DTZ Investors, Mayfair Capital and Credit Suisse.
He has recently advised CBRE Global Investors on the £161M acquisition of the Park Plaza hotel, Waterloo, the £56M forward funding of Two Central Square for Credit Suisse, the sale of a £64M portfolio of industrial units for CBRE Global Investors and the £340M sale of an industrial portfolio for Infrared Capital Partners.
Ian qualified at Osborne Clarke in 1997 and has been a Partner since 2006. He is a member of Osborne Clarke's partnership council and he is chairman of the Underfall Yard Trust, which is working to restore and redevelop a historic boatyard in Bristol to support both traditional and modern boatmaking.
Her work has involved an extensive variety of property types, including Build to Rent developments, retail and business properties, industrial estates, logistics portfolios, mixed-use urban developments (including residential and PBSA), and office accommodation. She has advised a wide range of clients on many types of commercial property transactions, and has acted on the property aspects of a number of corporate and banking transactions. Alice has particular experience of coordinating and leading a number of large portfolio transactions.
Recently, Alice has advised on an acquisition of a portfolio of over 140 properties worth over £500m, the leasing and subsequent refinancing of a 100+ unit London designer retail outlet, a £25m forward funding of a 97 unit BTR development, the forward sale of a £184m residential scheme, and a £74m industrial portfolio acquisition.
Alice has undertaken client secondments to CBRE Global Investors and Goodman, and was recommended in the 2011 edition of The Legal 500 UK. She was also included in The Lawyer magazine’s Hot 100 lawyers list in 2020.
Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in February 2015, Alice trained at Nottingham Law School, graduating with distinction in 2004, and spent ten years with Jones Day’s London real estate practice.
• is also an expert in the EU Commission’s Digital Single Market initiative.
• has unrivaled experience in setting up digital platforms, products and services, advising on all legal issues relating to launch and beyond.
• has extensive experience in setting up and advising all types of digital platforms, from online marketplaces, to music streaming platforms to content aggregators.
• is an expert in rights and content licensing, technology agreements and partnering agreements.
• advises on broadcast matters, from commercial agreements such as channel management agreements to regulatory advice.
• advises on consumer facing services and physical products, from online b2c stores to apps to physical products including drones.
• advises on matters relating to internet of things, including products, networks and services.
• coordinates international compliance exercises across multiple jurisdictions.
• advises on production and distribution arrangements and format rights licensing.
Prior to joining Osborne Clarke, he spent 2 years as an in house lawyer at YouView as Head of Legal, which he joined as an unincorporated start-up and saw through to the launch of its hybrid DTT/IPTV platform. Prior to that he was a senior solicitor at Olswang LLP and worked on secondment at Channel 4, the BBC and Microsoft.
John is recommended by Legal 500 which called him ‘technically astute’ and said he takes the time to understand the client and always delivers on his promises.
He provides commercial and regulatory advice on issues that affect online and digital businesses, including digital regulation, privacy and technology. Tom also regularly advises on the launch and compliance of consumer facing platforms and digital services across multiple jurisdictions. He has particular expertise in the games industry, and leads OC's Games & Interactive Entertainment practice.
Tom has advised on and been passionate about media and technology throughout his entire career. He has previous in-house experience working in the BBC’s media litigation team, and was Head of Television Broadcasting at Phonographic Performance Limited. He also sat on the DMA’s Social Media Council. Before becoming a lawyer, Tom also worked for many years in the music industry.
Tom is ranked Band 1 in Legal 500 with clients citing him as a "Very responsive; highly pragmatic. Quick to understand business requirements and adapt advice accordingly. Particularly strong e-commerce capabilities".
He joined Osborne Clarke in 2010 having previously worked at Olswang LLP.
Katrina advises international businesses and consumer brand owners on regulatory compliance and advertising/marketing law. This typically includes advice on consumer terms and conditions, promotions, copy clearance, labelling, and compliance with food & alcohol regulation. She also advises on data protection, compliance with consumer law and noncontentious Intellectual Property (IP) matters such as food certification mark and trade mark licenses.
Katrina regularly represents clients when dealing with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Trading Standards and other regulatory bodies: both defending clients when a complaint has been made and assisting clients in making complaints to regulators.
She has a particular interest in the food industry and is experienced in supporting food businesses through the consultation and implementation of regulatory change such as the new rules on advertising HFSS foods to children.
Katrina has worked in both private practice and in-house at Nestlé. In addition, before starting her career in law, she worked for ten years as a client manager advising global food and drink manufacturers on advertising and brand strategy. As a consequence of these experiences, she understands how the food and advertising industries work and can offer practical, commercial solutions to business problems.
He specialises in the energy sector and supporting funder, investor and developer clients in developing, investing in and financing projects in the renewables (solar, onshore wind and hydro), demand-side response/Capacity Market, energy storage, waste resource management/waste to energy (including RDF/SRF supply and export, AD and biomass), combined heat and power and defence sectors. James has a keen interest in decarbonisation and helping businesses achieve their net zero goals. His areas of focus are supporting the development of sustainable infra, challenges connected to funding the transition to net zero carbon, the decarbonisation of transport and tackling the carbon challenge.
He also advises on funding options, security packages, risk management, supply chain structuring, grid connection, power offtake and supply arrangements, renewable incentives, embedded benefits, interface issues and legal documentation development and completion.
In addition, James advises on the early development and structuring, bidding, contracting, negotiating, financing, closing and post-completion and post-completion matters arising on complex infrastructure projects. He has acted for sponsors, funders, investors, sub-contractors and public authorities.
He is a member of The City of London Law Society Energy Committee and the Association for Decentralised Energy.
James joined Osborne Clarke in August 2011, having spent nine years in the projects team at Pinsent Masons in London. Prior to that he was at Clifford Chance, where he qualified.
Recent experience includes advising the sponsors on the financing of a large onshore wind farm, the borrower on its acquisition facility (for the purpose of acquiring solar projects), the lenders on a private wire biomass plant and various sponsors on their acquisition and development of university student accommodation (including by way of a bond financing). Previous experience includes advising the borrower on the financing of the design, construction and operation of a bioethanol plant, helping a borrower obtain the funding to acquire an oil and gas asset portfolio, and advising lenders in respect of numerous reserve based lending facilities.
Caroline's experience has been truly international, dealing with companies, assets and lenders in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa, as well as the UK. Caroline also has in-house experience, having previously undertaken secondments to two different banks.
Caroline joined Osborne Clarke in Bristol in January 2013, after nearly nine years of working at a Magic Circle firm in London (including six months in their Singapore office).
He has more than twenty years’ experience working for clients across the renewables technologies, including wind, solar, biomass, water, landfill gas, energy from waste and anaerobic digestion, and is embedded in the industry.
Holistic advice on climate change, sustainability and low-carbon business is a core part of his practice, which encompasses waste management, contaminated land, pollution and environmental protection in corporate and property transactions. He has particular specialisms in energy management and storage, power and heat purchase agreements and private wire, reserve power and ancillary services arrangements.
He works for a wide range of clients across the environment and energy sector, ranging from large established businesses to younger, entrepreneurial companies. He prides himself on speaking the same language as his clients, thanks to his deep enthusiasm for the sector, and he enjoys a network of relationships across the industry that allows him to remain at the cutting edge of market developments.
Alan qualified at Osborne Clarke in 1984 and has been head of the environment and energy group since 1990. He is also a director of Regen SW, the independent centre of sustainable energy expertise in the South West of England, and is company secretary of FareShare South West, an organisation that redistributes surplus food from the food and drink industry to a network of groups working with disadvantaged people.
Alex leverages his technical and industry knowledge, working with funds, developers, investment managers, Capacity Market participators and energy supply companies across solar, wind, hydro, AD, gas and other natural resources. Alex's practice includes investments, buying or selling projects, development opportunities, companies or provision of goods and services across energy and infrastructure.
Alex is co-founder of the energy innovation and technologies subsector, and is part of an OC team looking at digital transformation across the energy industry.
He advises on a wide variety of matters, with specialist expertise in rail franchising, rolling stock procurement, asset finance and leasing, public transport regulation and future transport and mobility solutions, including connected and autonomous vehicles. His experience includes supporting clients undertaking a wide range of complex projects.
Ed qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and joined Osborne Clarke from Burges Salmon in 2019.
He is ranked in the leading UK legal directories for environmental law and acts for a broad range of clients across a number of sectors, including waste and recycling, real estate, renewables, utilities, tech, media and comms, banking, private equity and retail.
Matthew’s core areas of expertise include environmental liability in complex corporate and real estate transactions, environmental crime, waste and bioenergy projects, infrastructure projects, climate change and sustainability regulation and waste producer responsibility law.
On environmental crime, he has acted on significant Environment Agency prosecutions in the UK courts and on waste producer responsibility he regularly advises US corporates on European and UK law. His work in the waste and bioenergy sector focuses on long-term waste contracts, including RDF export, landfill disposal and fuel supply for biomass, AD and energy from waste projects.
He has particular expertise advising clients in the financial services and tech, media and comms sectors, and regularly advises clients on:
• IT development, implementation and exploitation arrangements
• a broad range of data protection matters, including GDPR compliance
• outsourcing arrangements of all shapes and sizes.
Mark also advises clients on FinTech matters, digital payments, blockchain, cybersecurity, interception of communications, encryption and electronic signatures.
Mark is a Fellow (and recent Trustee) of the Society for Computers and Law, and is the Technology section editor of Computers and Telecommunications Law Review.
He is recommended for Technology and Outsourcing work in Chambers and other legal directories (“extremely knowledgeable and commercial”), and his team has previously won the National Outsourcing Association’s Outsourcing Advisor of the Year award.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mark worked for IBM writing and developing software. He joined Osborne Clarke in 2015, having previously been a partner at Hogan Lovells.
Tamara drafts and negotiate IP licences and assignments, advise on IP ownership and licensing strategies, and on how to avoid infringement of third party IPR. She advises on and implements intra-group IP re-structuring schemes in order to safeguard IP ownership and maximize revenues, or in preparation for disposal. Qualified as both a solicitor and a barrister, Tamara is also experienced in negotiating co-existence and settlement agreements for trade marks and other disputes.
Tamara advises on all aspects of obligations regarding use, disclosure and transfers of personal data. This includes assessing data protection and privacy risks in the context of new lines of business, novel uses of technology, marketing communications, and M&A, as well as advising extensively on compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. Recent work has included advising cookies and use of similar web-tracking technologies, and issues around joint data controllers.
Tamara has a particular interest in the intersection of intellectual property and data rights. She is a member of Osborne Clarke's international AI and machine learning client team, and has recently advised on issues relating to use of medical imagining data in the healthcare sector, exploitation of building-derived data in the commercial property sector and use of facial recognition technology for security systems. Tamara is involved with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence, focusing on data governance.
She has particular experience of intellectual property and data protection issues in the real estate sector, including in relation to use of branding, architectural plans, interior design, and personal data by hotels, home builders, retail & leisure developments, and the private rental sector.
Tamara values her experience in house, as acting head of IP for a major retailer, and as acting head of legal for a well-known publishing company. She is a contributor to Intellectual Property, a text book published by Palgrave MacMillan, a member of Society for Computers & Law, and enjoys writing letters to New Scientist magazine.
Tamara joined in January 2018 and has since worked with clients in a range of sectors including online games, machine learning, veterinary services, investment funds, real estate, recruitment, international shipping, and cloud services.
Georgina has been heavily involved in the procurement of IT outsourcing and telecoms contracts, with a particular focus on drafting and negotiating the intellectual property and data protection aspects of those contracts. Georgina’s role at Osborne Clarke includes advising on complex software, technology and licensing arrangements, the protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights and a range of data privacy issues. Georgina has recently spent 4 months on secondment to one of the UK’s leading data solutions providers, advising on regulatory issues.
Georgina also advises on content exploitation, digital media, and e-commerce issues. Her work at Osborne Clarke includes drafting and negotiating content licenses for digital media platforms, and advising on consumer law issues arising from the trading of goods, services and digital content online.
Georgina qualified in October 2013 and joined Osborne Clarke as an associate in our Commercial team in February 2015. She has recently obtained a Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice from Oxford University.
Georgina also writes for Osborne Clarke’s dedicated marketing law site, you can read her recent articles here.
The Knowledge team delivers and shares legal and market learning and expertise with the firm’s clients and people through training, publications and a range of other knowledge products.
Nick practised as a mainstream corporate lawyer for a decade at Linklaters, Hammonds and Weils, before joining Osborne Clarke as a knowledge lawyer.
He has extensive experience of M&A, corporate finance and private equity transactions and corporate governance and financial services work, of writing publications and delivering training across a number of subjects – and of client-facing, practical knowledge management.
Businesses come to her when they need help on the composition, labelling or packaging of a product and often when they are seeking to launch into new markets. Katie’s work includes advising on supply chain management and the requirements that businesses need to meet to secure traceability and safety of product. She regularly manages multi-jurisdictional compliance projects with the aim of providing practical and risk-based advice so that business stakeholders can make decisions and implement the advice easily.
Katie has a developed food law practice advising on labelling, health and nutrition claims, additives v processing aids, novel foods, supplements and foods for specific groups. She advises on FMCG including cosmetics, detergents and apparel, and products requiring CE-marking (toys, machines, electrical products, etc) and increasingly on connected products including additive manufacturing (3D printing) and wearable technology.
Her product safety practice complements her international health and safety practice, where she advise businesses on health and safety compliance and regularly support clients through a crisis situation and any investigation or enforcement action by a regulator. She was the lead on-site lawyer in the aftermath of the Buncefield fire and explosion and has supported many businesses through a wide-range of health and safety incident including fatalities, fires and major asbestos exposure. This experience allows her to assess a company’s health and safety systems and to make recommendations on system improvements. She has a particular specialism advising businesses who want to set global standards for health and safety and works with them to achieve a single corporate approach to process and behavioural safety.
She is a ranked lawyer in Chambers for her product liability: food and health and safety practice where clients have described her as “exceptional” and appreciated her “support, friendly style and excellent counsel”.
Businesses come to Chris for assistance with compliance issues, including both pro-active compliant culture development and reactive investigation and mitigation when concerns arise. Chris has assisted clients in rolling out worldwide policies and procedures, advised in relation to allegations of bribery and corruption in multiple jurisdictions, undertaken investigations for clients both within the UK and on-the-ground in various other jurisdictions, and advised clients in relation to alleged fraud and ethical breaches by senior management. Chris also advises on ethical and business crime risks and mitigation in the context of M&A, and corporate compliance with the Modern Slavery Act.
Chris co-leads the OC Global Compliance team. He advises businesses on a holistic approach to compliance to help them develop and maintain a strong compliance culture. The Global Compliance team's work includes conducting system reviews and gap analysis, risk assessments, and audits to support businesses in adopting an efficient and effective approach to compliance in their organisation, based upon practical policies, procedures and structures. The team also assists clients in meeting external compliance standards. Chris is qualified as an auditor for the Global Network Initiative.
Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in January 2015, Chris spent seven years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (where he trained).
Sara acts for a number of the leading companies in the Thames Valley. She advises Xerox on acquisitions, which has included the acquisitions of Spur Information Systems, Newfield Technology, CVG Limited and Wireless Data Services.
Sara also acts for Solera/Audatex and for Xeretec on UK/cross border acquisitions and other corporate advice.
Sara qualified as a lawyer in 1998 and became a Partner at Osborne Clarke in 2007.
Sara is listed in Legal 500 and Chambers as “an excellent corporate lawyer” and is ranked tier 1 for corporate transactions.
Osborne Clarke Solutions exists to help clients obtain greater value from their legal services, and to deliver greater productivity across their teams and businesses. This lawyer-led business uses subject matter expertise, creativity, and technology to achieve this. They work hand in hand with client teams through the design, fast build and delivery of their solutions, which involve automation, workflows, integration of applications, intuitive UX design, and of course major on the capture, analysis and visualisation of data.
The team are working with UK and International businesses, across various sectors including real estate, finance, retail, energy and technology. Their projects include those where Osborne Clarke are also providing legal input, as well as projects to work across multiple legal and other service providers, and projects to help the management of delivery of purely internal work.
Dan has been recognised by the FT as one of Europe's most Innovative Lawyers, and as a top disruptor by The Lawyer in their Hot 100 of 2019. He is part of some industry partnerships looking at collaborative product development, as well as working with other organisations on technology projects and industry standards. He speaks regularly at conferences and client events and is known as a thought-leader in the professional services innovation space.
An agile qualified project manager, Rhianne administers our more ambitious projects, and keeps clients in the loop. She also works with internal teams to improve the firm's delivery of legal services.
Prior to joining the team, Rhianne practised as a banking lawyer within the financial services sector. She also spent eight months on secondment to the firm's knowledge team to lead the automation of precedent loan and security documents.
He has developed and worked on a variety of innovative and successful client platforms.
Alex has a particular interest in developing platforms for the Real Estate and Infrastructure sector clients having previously practised in the firm's Real Estate department.