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Richard heads up the data, digital and sourcing teams in Birmingham. Recognised as a leading expert in technology law by Legal 500 and in Chambers and Partners, Richard advises on an array of matters including outsourcing, e-commerce, data protection and contracts. Richard advises on the adoption of new technologies, from development through procurement and implementation to support and resale.
Richard has worked with technology suppliers such as Vodafone, BT, Tech Data and NTT Data as well as their customers, including many of the UK’s largest retailers, banks, government departments and charities. His experience of negotiating on different sides of a transaction means that he’s well placed to anticipate and deal with issues that arise.
Richard also heads up our in-house lawyer network, focusing on the needs of general counsel, DPOs and business owners. He has trained several hundred in-house lawyers and is a regular speaker at data and digital law events on topics such as dealing with a data breach, use of smart contracts, blockchain and NFTs. He has been interviewed on BBC Radio 4s ‘You and Yours’ and on local news on digital disruption and changes to data law.
Worked with IT and Business Services provider NTT Data Business Solutions on various of its large IT deals over the past 12 years, with a wide range of customers.
Advised a high street and online retailer on its data protection compliance. This included advising on e-commerce and advertising.
Advised a national charity on its digital, e-commerce and data agreements over a period of 14 years.
Advised a European car parts distributor on its digital transformation, including data and e-commerce arrangements with dealers and service centres.
"Stoy Solutions probably wouldn't have survived without Richard's quick and accurate advice on some critical legal aspects. As a tech client, I deeply appreciate his expertise in in software and outsourcing."
Please join us for our webinar on Tuesday 09 November 2021 from 14:00 - 16:00 where we will be hosting an In-House Lawyers and CEOs Skills Development Workshop and Networking webinar.
Browne Jacobson’s national private equity (PE) lawyers have advised leading mid-market PE investment firm, Palatine Private Equity (Palatine) on the sale of CET Property Assurance, the insurtech claims management division of CET Group to HomeServe plc for £53m.
We look at the latest Covid-19 employment status, IR35 developments and commercial updates including the use of crypto assets and cookie claims.
Covid-19 and the challenges associated with it grind on into a second wave. Not only that but there’s the prospect of Brexit and a looming recession ahead. It would be entirely forgivable not to be on top of the law right now. Watch our on-demand video where we discuss employment, furlough and data transfers.
On demand webinar, focusing on practical solutions to utilise from home in agreements and dealings with business, data and digital law and how covid-19 has changed legal privilege.
On demand webinar, focusing on practical solutions to utilise from home in agreements and dealings with business contract law, employment and covid-19.
In our Covid-19 webinar, a number of key members of our team provide an analysis of current issues arising in relation to the pandemic and its effect on business.
During this short webinar our experts will deconstruct the most typically occurring contractual disputes.
As part of our regular updates for in-house lawyers, Richard takes a look at what has changed in data protection law over the last six months
There have been some significant Supreme Court decisions that have changed UK contract law.