Mark Bailey, Partner
Mark is a highly experienced technology lawyer.
AboutMark is a highly experienced technology lawyer, who provides advice on a variety of technology, infrastructure and commercial contract matters for clients ranging from growing businesses to banks, infrastructure providers and major suppliers and buyers of IT services. He combines in-depth commercial expertise, specialist technology know-how and a highly practical approach to advising clients on a range of matters including IT services agreements, software licensing, cloud outsourcing, facilities management, data centres, internet and e-commerce issues. Mark works across a number of sectors but has particular expertise in advising within financial services and retail.
Mark is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Acting for a UK Investment Bank on a major data centre programme including advice on modular data centre projects and a mission-critical new build co-location agreement
- Advising infrastructure as a service provider on service agreements and major renewals with international consulting firms, and service providers
- Acting for a multinational company on major facilities management outsourcing agreements, including cleaning and catering supply agreements
- Advising an international investment bank on new trading platforms for high frequency trading
Charles Russell Speechlys advising Battery Ventures on the sale of SPT Labtech for £650 million.
Battery Ventures has raised over $9 billion to invest in software and services, enterprise infrastructure, and much more around the world.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Content+Cloud on the acquisition of award-winning service provider Azzure IT
Content+Cloud continues its growth journey, this is our 7th successful transaction for them.
Charles Russell Speechlys partners with the Crafty Counsel community
Crafty Counsel brings together in-house legal professionals to share their experiences.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises the shareholders of Zenkraft on the sale of the company to Bringg
Zenkraft is an award-winning technology company with locations in London and the US.
PRA to further scrutinise cloud computing in 2022
Charles Russell Speechlys advises FairXchange on investment from United Fintech
FairXchange was founded in 2016, to bring clarity and transparency to execution performance through the provision of independent data.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises shareholders of eCommonSense on sale to ECI Software Solutions
eCommonSense is a technology solutions provider focused on the construction and building materials supply sectors.
Resilience vs. Recovery - How the Facebook outage highlights important lessons
The recent Facebook outage disrupted all of its key global platforms, including Instagram and WhatsApp.
Thirsty work – Reporting on data centre water usage and environmental measures in the EU
Charles Russell Speechlys advises IFS on acquisition of Axios Systems
Axios Systems PLC is a global provider of cloud-based Enterprise Service Management (ESM) software.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Waverton on acquisition of Cornerstone Asset Management
Established in July 2010 and with offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Cornerstone offers wealth management and financial planning advice.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises shareholders of Modern Networks on sale to Horizon Capital
Modern Networks is a leading provider of IT support, broadband and telecoms managed services to the UK’s commercial property sector.
CIS General Insurance Limited v IBM United Kingdom Limited - An analysis
Slow and chaotic – lessons from a digital transformation disaster in CIS General Insurance Limited v IBM United Kingdom Limited.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Content+Cloud on acquisition of Sipcom
The acquisition establishes Content+Cloud as a global service provider to UK businesses.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises shareholders of Douglas & Gordon Estate Agents on its sale to Foxtons
Established in 1958, Douglas & Gordon is a London-based, family owned independent estate agent.
Tech Connect Newsletter - February 2021
Welcome to the February edition of our Tech Connect Newsletter.
COVID-19: Considerations for companies
An essential toolkit setting out key issues that companies and directors should consider during this uncertain time.
FCA clarification on application of EIOPA outsourcing guidelines to the cloud.
Connect: Operational Resilience
Discussing the importance of Operational Resilience in light of Covid-19.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Content+Cloud on the acquisition of Sol-Tec Ltd
Charles Russell Speechlys advised Content+Cloud on the acquisition of Sol-Tec Ltd which is part of IT Lab’s “buy and build” strategy.