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Jeremy Newton


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Jeremy Newton trained and qualified in the Intellectual Property Group at City law firm Slaughter and May. He has over 15 years' experience of IT law and contracts, including periods in-house with Sun Microsystems (as Assistant General Counsel in EMEA) and with HM Treasury (on secondment to the PFI Taskforce). He is co-editor of A Manager's Guide to IT Law (British Computer Society), and contributed the chapter on computer contracts to Computer Law (Oxford University Press) which is used as a standard textbook on the University of London LLM in IT law.

Jeremy joined Technology Law Alliance as a Director in 2005, having previously been a partner in the IT team at Nabarro Nathanson. Jeremy deals with a wide range of commercial contracts, e-commerce and data protection matters, but his primary focus is dealing with outsourcing and major systems development projects.

Examples of Jeremy's work include:

  • acting for a large house builder on the drafting and negotiation of its agreement with a telecommunications service provider, for the procurement of voice and data telecommunications services.
  • advising an asset management company on its agreement with a leading provider of financial software for the licensing, development and ongoing support of a performance and analytics tool for fixed interest investment portfolios.
  • representing a large recruitment consultancy on a major 5-year contract for the outsourcing of its data centre services, as well as on the procurement contracts to be used for its business transformation programme.

Jeremy Newton is "highly organised and methodical, and has a comprehensive understanding of every aspect of every deal," clients report. His practice centres on outsourcing and systems development programmes, with additional expertise in data protection and e-commerce issues.

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