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Law Society of England and Wales
Law Society Finals, The College of Law, York, 1992
LL.M., University of Bristol, 1991
B.A. (Hons), Sussex University, 1990


Tim Wright

Tim Wright

Tim Wright is managing partner of the law firm's London office. His practice has a strong focus on outsourcing, offshoring and other complex sourcing projects. He also advises on joint ventures and strategic alliances, primarily acting for clients in the technology sector. Transactions have included IT and business processing outsourcing agreements for a number of financial services groups. As the leader of the firm's Global Sourcing practice in London, he also advises regularly on a range of outsourcing and technology related issues. These include core bank system replatforming, web hosting, software development and licensing, system integration, technology procurement, maintenance and support, managed services and data protection. He has also been involved in a number of best practice outsourcing/procurement projects involving the development of standard form contract templates and handbooks for clients.

Representative Matters

Mr. Wright acts for both customers and suppliers in outsourcing transactions in both IT and business process outsourcings. Mr. Wright's clients include pharmaceuticals, telecoms, information services companies and financial institutions, with a particular focus on UK insurers; and he has represented financial services groups such as Old Mutual, Abbey Life, Royal & Sun Alliance and Prudential on their IT and business processing outsourcing agreements. Recently Mr. Wright represented a supplier in negotiations for a global benefits management outsourcing agreement for a pharmaceutical customer. Other notable transactions include:

  • representing GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on the negotiation of global master services agreements covering three distinct facilities management (FM) service towers. This project won the 2010 European Outsourcing Association's Best Multi-Sourcing Project award;
  • advising GSK on a broad spectrum of IT and business processes including finance & accounting, HR and cloud services;
  • acting for the Inland Revenue on its complex second-generation information technology outsourcing agreement with a consortia led by Cap Gemini and Fujitsu;
  • representing Resolution and the Co-operative Group on the outsourcing agreements for the life & pensions administration;
  • acting for PricewaterhouseCoopers's beTrusted business unit on the provision of outsourced digital certificate processing services and public key infrastructures for banking customers including National Australia Group, Standard Chartered Bank and RBS;
  • representing ENRC on a business transformation project including negotiations with SAP, Deloitte and Accenture;
  • advising Intertek on a multi-tower IT and F&A outsourcing with Accenture; and
  • acting for BMI Bank, Bahrain on a significant bank re-platform project covering system integration and licensing deals with Satyam Mahindra, Temenos and Oracle.
Honors & Awards
  • Chambers UK, Outsourcing (2007-2008, 2011, 2013-2014)
  • Legal 500 UK, IT & Telecoms (2012-2013); Corporate Commercial: Commercial Contracts (2012-2013)
  • PLC Which Lawyer?, Outsourcing—UK (2009-2012)
  • Best Multi-Sourcing Project of the Year Award, Client—GlaxoSmithKline, European Outsourcing Association (2010)
  • Business Outsourcing Project of the Year Award, Client—Co-operative Financial Services (CFS), National Outsourcing Association (2008)
  • Super Lawyers, Computer & IT Law (2013)
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