Outsourcing your IT functions is a great way to reduce costs. Get advice on the legal aspects, from contracts to risk management. Call us today.
Who Do Pitmans’ Outsourcing Lawyers Work For?
As businesses strive for more flexible cost-bases, outsourcing has become an increasingly popular trend over the last few years across all sectors, and particularly in the IT industry.
We act for a large number of businesses from IT service providers to small start-up enterprises and multi-million pound global companies who wish to outsource their IT functions.
Do Pitmans’ Outsourcing Lawyers Have Any Particular Areas of Expertise?
Outsourcing legal advice is one of our core competencies. We provide a wide range of advice and assistance, including:
- Providing strategic level advice for outsourcing arrangements;
- Undertaking legal risk assessments and due diligence;
- Advising on appropriate contract structures;
- Assisting in contract negotiations and re-negotiations;
- Reviewing and drafting contract terms;
- Ensuring data protection compliance;
- Assisting with related employment advice, including advising on the implications of EU legislation and TUPE in outsourcing deals;
- Carrying out dispute analysis; and
- Assisting in dispute resolution.
Our expertise is bolstered by years of diverse experience in both private practice and in-house. Our people therefore are familiar with the full array of commercial issues and pressures that businesses can face when they are embarking on outsourcing services or providing outsourced support.
Our diverse practices are also fully integrated enabling us to respond quickly and completely to whatever query you may have.
Why Choose Pitmans’ Outsourcing Lawyers?
We have extensive experience in high value, multi-jurisdictional and complex IT outsourcing projects as well as simpler outsourced solutions. We are a dedicated team of enthusiastic outsourcing lawyers committed to helping our clients achieve their commercial objectives. We provide an efficient and professional service, and our advice is always pragmatic and focused on clients’ needs. Secondments to clients and experience of working in-house significantly add value to the team's outsourcing expertise and allow us to understand clients’ commercial interests.
As a full service firm, we are well placed to provide a broad range of advice on outsourcing projects across practice areas including employee transfers, ensuring data protection compliance and helping you to resolve any service disputes.
We understand that bringing a third party supplier into the heart of a business’s operation can be an anxious process. It can be difficult in such circumstances to see the wood for the trees. We always keep one eye on the bigger business picture when we consider our advice, and pride ourselves on dispensing advice which is both legally pristine and pragmatic.