Providing advice in support of commercial activities with a focus on the use of technology in the public, financial, health and education sectors and for the emergency services.
Core skills lie in the development of technology contracts and the management of large and/or complex procurement projects within regulated environments.
Advising on all aspects of Information Law, including application development and maintenance, data protection, and information assurance and security.
A range of outsourcing, BPO and in-sourcing projects.
Support includes development of procurement strategy, procurement management, development and negotiation of commercial contracts, and post-procurement contract management and support for transition and transformation, as well as management of any impact on employees.
Supporting the development of software applications using traditional and Agile development methodologies. Activities include drafting and negotiating commercial documentation and support for solution implementation.
Supporting the procurement of goods and services in accordance with public procurement regulations, including advising on procurement strategies, preparation of procurement documentation, evaluation methodology and evaluation criteria, preparation of tender responses, the negotiation and agreement of contracts and, following contract award, supporting the implementation of business transformation, contract management and exit planning and management.
Support for commercial contracts generally, including the development of standard template documentation for the sale of goods or services, exploitation of intellectual property, licensing agreements, e-commerce and website terms, distribution and franchise agreements, establishment of framework arrangements, R&D, confidentiality agreements and other contracts of a general commercial nature.
Supporting a broad range of employment enquiries and assistance, including advising and supporting staff transfers as part of outsourcing or insourcing projects, due diligence for M&A transactions, support with redundancies or exits, managing risks and issues, and advising on business re-structuring.