The sourcing market is varied and thriving, offering excellent opportunities for strategic cost reduction, managing and sharing risk and specialised service adoption.
The lasting nature of the business relationship allows buy-side corporates to focus on their core business while receiving specialist support and advice from their chosen provider.
With new solutions launching every day, tech is often at the forefront of many sourcing relationships. We work closely with our supplier clients to understand their solutions and capabilities to help them partner with their customers. Our tech clients are seeing a variety of opportunities to be best in class with their solutions, their customers and willingness to embrace new ways of contracting. Charles Russell Speechlys understands the converging tech markets and work across a full sector range, offering buy-side businesses a competitive edge in converging and competitive markets.
Our sourcing team helps clients efficiently structure their sourcing portfolio and offer advice across the entire sourcing lifecycle. From tender to contract signing and beyond, Charles Russell Speechlys works closely with our clients to offer advice that is a true extension of the in house team.
Our team offers the additional benefit of wider firm support in many of the legal disciplines supporting an outsourcing agreement, including employment, IP, technology and data privacy. This enables us to provide you with a comprehensive service for all your outsourcing, and related, needs.
The strength in our team lies in our ability to act for both customers and suppliers, giving us insight into the requirements of both sides of the commercial relationship. As a result, we have a firm understanding of customer demands and supplier’s technical issues and best practice. The strength is galvanised by our in house expertise. All of our team have worked in house, whether with clients who are the buyers of services or with the fast-paced technology providers leading the digital transformation.
Our experience includes outsourcing in the following sectors:
- Facilities management
- Information technology
- Public procurement
- Finance and financial services
News & Insights
Focus Antitrust - 19 June 2019
The latest edition of our regular Focus Antitrust update.
Model Clauses Update: Facebook’s appeal to stop the Irish High Court’s referral to ECJ on standard contractual clauses is dismissed
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The "average consumer" test is analysed by the High Court
The use of the term “fibre” in broadband advertisements for part-fibre services was unlikely to mislead the average consumer.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Liquidnet Holdings on the acquisition of RSRCHXchange
Liquidnet is a cutting-edge financial technology solutions provider for institutional asset managers.