Alistair Maughan is a partner in the firm’s London office. He is co-chair of the Technology Transactions Group and a member of the Global Sourcing Group.
Mr. Maughan focuses on outsourcing and technology-based projects for major companies and public sector organizations. His primary areas of expertise include advising on outsourcing transactions (both IT and business process-driven; and both on-shore and offshore); negotiating contracts for the supply and acquisition of technology equipment, services and software; advising on data security and data privacy; advising on issues and contracts related to e-commerce; counseling public bodies on procurement policy and procedures; and drafting, negotiating and advising on all types of technology contracts and issues.
Mr. Maughan’s recent transactions include advising Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs on Europe's largest “second generation” outsourcing; advising the UK police on its national fingerprint identification system and its project for the delivery and operation of the national UK emergency mobile radio network; advising the world's largest insurance broker on offshore outsourcing; and other transactions on behalf of banks, global pharmaceutical companies and major professional services firms.
Mr. Maughan is a highly regarded commercial lawyer with recommendations in Legal 500 UK, Chambers Global and Chambers UK, leading independent guides to the legal profession. Chambers UK awards Mr. Maughan the top ranking for both Outsourcing and Information Technology, commenting that he "brings common sense to the negotiating table". Other guides note that Mr. Maughan is "the best outsourcing lawyer ever when it comes to acting for the customer end of the market" and "absolutely excellent when it comes to advising customers on public sector projects".
Mr. Maughan has a law degree from Leicester University, and qualified as a solicitor in 1987. He has practiced law on both sides of the Atlantic and is also admitted to the New York Bar.