Alasdair is a transactional and commercial lawyer who advises on a broad range of technology, media and entertainment, and telecommunications matters. He acts for companies across a variety of sectors on technology and outsourcing projects, as well as data protection and privacy matters, and TMT-related corporate, regulatory, and general commercial matters.
During Alasdair’s training he completed a six month secondment to bp's Group Technology and Procurement team and Commercial Development and Transformation team between September 2018 and February 2019.
Alasdair returned to bp's Group Technology, Data and Brands team for a four month secondment between July and October 2020 supporting the Central Data Privacy Team. This included advising on a range of privacy and data protection compliance matters as well as undertaking a Regional Privacy Advisor role for the Asia-Pacific region.
Alasdair’s recent experience includes advising:
- TSB Bank plc on its £2 billion long term outsourcing arrangements for the entirety of TSB's banking operations, covering all critical IT and business services, one of the largest financial services outsourcings in the market
- bp on a range of commercial, technology, data and cyber related matters while on secondment to various bp teams
Alasdair read English with History, Greek and Roman Studies and Study Abroad at the Universities of Exeter and Ottawa, Canada, graduating in 2013. He received distinctions in the GDL and LPC before training at the firm and qualifying in 2019.