Michael Edgar

Senior Associate

Michael is a senior associate in the commercial IP/IT team at Bristows, specialising in commercial transactions related to information technology and data privacy. He joined Bristows in August 2018 having trained and qualified at a city law firm.

Michael has advised on a range of technology agreements including software licensing, build, support and maintenance, hosting, cloud services, application development, collaborative development and IT outsourcing. His work has included negotiating contracts in relation to high-end medical technology for the NHS, military and aviation sectors, and for an online logistics platform for the global distribution of interactive entertainment content.

Michael has supported businesses on a range of privacy aspects, including international data transfers, processing contracts, data sharing agreements, preparing for and handling data security breaches and data governance.

Michael also advises e-commerce and social media businesses on advertising, consumer protection and ePrivacy rules.


  • LLB (Hons) Law, University of Leeds
  • Qualified 2014

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