Commercial, outsourcing and technology

We provide focused and pragmatic legal advice that meets your commercial needs regarding issues such as the supply of goods, the provision of services and use of technology.

Our experienced team invests time with you to understand your commercial drivers and objectives so that we can tailor a contractual solution to your business.
  • Profile
  • Experience
  • Key contacts

We advise a broad range of domestic and multi-national businesses in relation to every aspect of the manufacture and supply of goods and the provision of services.

Our clients include:

  • technology and business process outsourcing solution providers
  • manufacturers
  • public sector organisations
  • banks
  • hotel groups.

We can help you with:

  • outsourcing solutions
  • technology supply, licensing and implementation
  • distribution, agency and franchise agreements
  • supply chain arrangements and procurement arrangements
  • data protection issues
  • sponsorship, marketing and advertising.

We act for companies of varying sizes, from family businesses to global corporations, including leading professional service providers, global banks, national and international manufacturers and distributors, international retailers, and software developers. 

With significant experience of major domestic and international transactions, we can provide you with innovative practical and cost effective legal support.

They are hugely competent legally, commercial in their outlook and digitally savvy. Chambers UK 2016
  • Commercial
  • Outsourcing
  • Technology
  • Data Privacy
  • Telecoms

Post Office Limited

We advise this publically owned company on a variety of commercial contracting issues.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group 

Advising on a range of commercial agreements including supplier arrangements and various standard agreements.

FIS Global

We advised on the provision of an outsourced banking platform to a UK national bank.

Chef Express

We advised on a major outsourcing contract for the supply of "on board" train catering services.

Kalibrate Technologies

We advised this high-tech data solutions provider on its managed services agreements and "SaaS" contracts.


We advised on standard agreements for the provision of technology services.

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals

We advised the UK and European divisions of ARIAD on its data protection issues.

Barclays Bank

We advise the Bank on a wide range of data privacy issues, including international data transfers, data analytic projects, online marketing and data subject access rights.

Sky Network Services

Advising BSKYB's infra-structure division on key backhaul and telecommunications services agreements.

Axis Bank

Advised on a mobile payment platform for electronic transfers and in-app payments.

Dan Holland Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2108
M:  +44 7841 923 656 Email Dan | Vcard Office:  London


Tom Platts Partner

T:  +65 6622 9641
M:  +65 8233 3245 Email Tom | Vcard Office:  Jakarta, Singapore


Paul Westover Partner

T:  +852 2533 2755
M:  +852 6907 1885 Email Paul | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong

Latest news & insights

02 Aug 2017

From Insights

COT's top four commercial issues - July 2017

The commercial, outsourcing and technology ("COT") team's monthly snapshot shall run you through the top 4 commercial issues that have got us talking in July.


05 Jul 2017

From Insights

COT's top four commercial issues - June 2017

The commercial, outsourcing and technology ("COT") team's monthly snapshot shall run you through the top 4 commercial issues that have got us talking in June.


07 Jun 2017

From Insights

COT's top four commercial issues - May 2017

The commercial, outsourcing and technology ("COT") team's monthly snapshot shall run you through the top 4 commercial issues that have got us talking in May.


09 May 2017

From Insights

Smart and connected cities: Surmounting the challenges

David Berry highlights the practical and legal challenges inherent in any smart city initiative and suggests some approaches that might minimise the risks arising from..


21 Dec 2016

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises Vistra on its acquisition of Jordans

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Vistra on its acquisition of the Jordans Group from its current shareholder, The West of England Trust Limited.


24 Jun 2016

From Insights

BREXIT: What now?

The results of the referendum on whether or not the UK should remain in the European Union are in and the British public have voted to leave. What does this mean?


04 Nov 2015

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises on M&A deals worth $300 million

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised on three high-profile M&A transactions across Asia in September and October 2015, with a total value of approximate..


30 Apr 2013

From News

Stephenson Harwood promotes four to partnership

International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has appointed four new partners with effect from today.


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