The outsourcing landscape continues to evolve. Buyers are becoming more sophisticated as they move on to second and third generation outsourcings, or bring services back in house. The market continues to expand geographically and business processes previously considered “core” are being outsourced successfully. Outsourcing arrangements are also becoming more diverse as the market becomes more comfortable with shared services, multi-sourcing and offshore delivery models.
Whether you are a supplier or a buyer in this sector the right support is essential. This requires your lawyers to be commercially minded and capable of anticipating your business drivers. Each individual on our international outsourcing team exhibits these qualities along with a deep understanding of the market, which enables us to act as business advisors to our clients.
We know the importance of adding value. At the same time, our innovative pricing models, reflect our clients' need for their advisors to be truly cost effective.
The intellectual property and information technology department has in depth knowledge of and considerable experience of working with clients in the context of both the provision and receipt of outsourcing services.
We act for a range of both suppliers of outsourcing services and their customers and our clients include FTSE 100 listed companies, public bodies and other entities in a variety of industry sectors including financial services, transport, energy and technology.
Drawing on our in depth knowledge and experience, we bring not only legal expertise but also real commercial know-how to transactions with the goals of minimising risks and maximising value. Lawyers in the intellectual property and information technology department work together with specialists from other departments including employment and tax, to ensure that our clients are offered a service which anticipates and meets the needs of outsourcing projects.