Jamie is an associate in the commercial IT and technology team at Bristows, having joined the firm in 2018 and qualified in 2020. He assists clients on various day-to-day IT and data protection matters, including software licensing, support and maintenance, SaaS deals, data processing agreements and international data transfers. He also advises on e-commerce and consumer protection law.
Jamie has worked on several outsourcing agreements relating both to business processes and IT services and support. He also advises clients through a number of ongoing retainers, building long-term relationships with clients and working closely with the business to provide commercially focused and cost effective advice.
Additionally, Jamie has advised a national media company on its consumer membership terms and conditions, drafted a software development agreement for a games developer to engage third party developers, and created a bespoke product design, supply, warehousing, and logistics agreement for a global digital publisher.
On data protection matters, Jamie focuses on the international transfers of data, having worked with counsel globally to better understand the risks for clients’ processing of data, advised a multinational telecoms conglomerate with its transfer impact assessments following an acquisition, and assisted a multinational technology company with drafting the key documents for its international data transfers. He also has experience in data breaches and general data protection matters before the ICO as well as individual data subject rights requests.
During a full-time secondment to a multinational digital entertainment company, Jamie gained invaluable insight into the commercial challenges facing clients and continues to inform his pragmatic approach.
- MA Ancient History and Latin, University of St Andrews
- Qualified 2020