Controlling Liability in IT Contracts: Clause and Effect

£120.00 (Member price)


Controlling Liability in IT Contracts – Clause and Effect

Hosted and sponsored by Dentons

Matthew Gilhooly, Senior Associate (TMT), Dentons

Dan Burge, Partner, Dentons

Why should you attend?

Embark on a journey into the art of seeking to allocate and mitigate risk in the digital realm with our Masterclass, “Controlling Liability in IT Contracts – Clause and Effect.” This is a great opportunity for professionals eager to delve into the intricacies of liability clauses, a critical component that can make or break your IT (and other) agreements.

Please join us to focus on one of the most heavily negotiated clauses and have a walk through some of the considerations when drafting and constructing a liability clause under the expert guidance of Dan Burge. Dan has over two decades of experience, straddling both in-house and private practice perspectives. You’ll gain invaluable insights into the drafting, construction and implications of liability limitations and exclusions. Dan will seek to illuminate some of the nuances of these essential contractual elements, with the aim of equipping you with the tools to safeguard your clients and contracts as effectively as possible.

SCL Masterclasses provide an unrivalled opportunity to take a deeper dive into key tech law topics helping you to hone your understanding and develop your skills. Debate and discussion among the expert speaker and knowledgeable audience will add depth and additional insight to the presentations and you will gain valuable practical takeaways to apply to your daily practice.

This session is aimed at…

  • IT and tech Lawyers (in private practice and in-house)
  • IT and tech Law academics and students
  • Tech sector professionals & managers who need to understand liability clauses in IT contracts
  • Anyone interested in liability clauses

Speaker details:

Dan Burge
Dan is a leader in the Technology and Telecoms (TMT) practice, based in London and advising on a broad spectrum of IT and telecoms projects.

Dan has over 20 years’ specialist experience in major strategic sourcing projects and technology transactions, advising both suppliers and customers.

Dan is recognised by legal directories for on a UK-wide basis as a leading lawyer in outsourcing, IT and commercial contracts.

He has extensive experience of advising on ERP implementations, system integration, software development, data centres, cloud services, cyber-security, e-commerce, application maintenance, SaaS, IaaS, and networks. Dan has also advised in relation to Internet of Things, DLT/ blockchain projects, software audits and AI.

Organised by the SCL Junior Lawyers Group

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