Partner, Bird & Bird, London
Jonathan is a partner in the Tech Transactions team based in London. He assists clients with disruptive digital technology adoption including cloud computing, blockchain, agile software development and open source licensing.
Jonathan is experienced in commercial law matters advising suppliers and customers in negotiating large complex technology, outsourcing/sourcing projects and consultancy engagements. These can involve drafting and negotiating IT and business process outsourcing arrangements, managed services agreements, collaboration agreements, various technology contracts including SaaS agreements, software licensing/implementation (eg CRM and ERP implementations), maintenance, development and systems integration contracts.
Given that the firm is one of the world's leading technology law firms and his focus on disruptive digital technology, Jonathan often finds himself advising on cutting edge issues, from blockchain adoption to driverless car technology. He is particularly interested in the fintech and autotech sectors, advising start-ups and global businesses.