Nic McMaster Associate

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Nic McMaster

Nic McMaster
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2661 M: +44 7920 431 106 Email Nic | vCard Office: London

Nic is an associate in our commercial, outsourcing and technology practice and a member of our technology sector group who provides advice on major technology, outsourcing and digital transformation initiatives. Nic is also a member of the firm's international data protection team and provides practical advice to clients in a wide range of industries in relation to data protection issues.
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Nic has experience advising clients in both the public and private sectors on the development, negotiation, and implementation of major technology and outsourcing contracts. His experience includes advising on high-profile digital transformation programs and procurements and technology outsourcing and implementation contracts.

Nic has also advised on critical acquisition and services contracts in the defence, transport, professional services, and financial services sectors.

Nic also supports clients by providing strategic data protection advice, including in relation to contracting arrangements, international data transfers and subject access requests.

  • Commercial, outsourcing and technology
  • Data protection and information

Professional services company

Advising a professional services provider in relation to a major IT implementation project.

Investment management firm

Advising a large investment management firm on several IT acquisitions, including on the implementation of a major platform to support valuations.

Technology companies

Advising a variety of technology companies on contracting arrangements for the sale, distribution, and marketing of new software products.

Investment management firm

Advising a large investment management firm on all aspects of its data protection arrangements, including by preparing and updating policies, supporting negotiations on data protection provisions and advising on the interaction of requirements under U.S. securities law with the firm's data protection obligations.

Trustee services company

Advising a large international trustee services company on the development of intra-group data sharing arrangements to support the exchange of data across its global network of offices.

Various clients

Providing strategic advice to companies in relation to subject access requests made in the context of ongoing employment litigation and claims.

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