Russell is a Legal Director in the Commercial Team.
Russell is a commercial lawyer with over 10 years’ experience since training in a top-100 ranked law firm, working in-house at household names in the technology and aviation industry.
Experienced in working across a broad range of legal matters, Russell specialises in technology and data protection/privacy.
- Data protection: Extensive in-house experience advising on data protection and privacy matters working with sales, I.T., cyber security, marketing, digital and data protection teams including the following key areas: electronic marketing, contract review, website / app review, policy drafting, privacy program implementation, subject access requests and regulatory investigation.
- Telecoms and ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT): Drafting and negotiating high value multi-year framework agreements including mobile / fixed line telecoms and IoT across energy and utilities, automotive, leisure, healthcare and agricultural sectors. In addition, Russell worked as a Commercial Manager responsible for the Northern European Sales region preparing commercial bids and customer negotiations gaining practical understanding of the operation of smart-metering, IoT operations and business models.
- IT infrastructure / services: Providing legal advice and contract negotiation in a rapid growth tech start-up including international supply and procurement contracts across IT infrastructure, end-user computing hardware / software, cloud services, managed services and professional services.
- Aviation: Working within a well-known large European airline, providing advice in relation to customer relations, marketing and e-commerce, regulator enquiries and a broad range of commercial agreements including airport agreements (including ground-handling), aircraft and engine lease agreements, card acquirer agreements, loyalty schemes and outsourcing agreements.