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 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.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Acora on its investment round with Palatine Private Equity
Charles Russell Speechlys advised industry leading IT service provider, Acora, on its investment round with Palatine Private Equity LLP.
Operational Resilience third party service provision and outsourcing - the new normal
The Bank of England,the PRA and the FCA published consultation papers to implement a stronger regulatory framework.
TMT Connect Newsletter - January 2020
Welcome to the January edition of our TMT Connect Newsletter.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Whitespace Software
The Whitespace Platform is an end-to-end digital (re)insurance trading platform
Mark Bailey quoted by LexisNexis on the European Banking Authority's guidelines on outsourcing arrangements
Operational Resilience – Financial Services and Telecommunications
The UK government and regulators have been increasing their focus on operational resilience and its impact on the economy.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Bahrain on the formation of BNet BSC
The culmination of a ground-breaking three year project which will transform the telecommunications landscape of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
TMT Connect Newsletter - July 2019
Welcome to the latest edition of our TMT Connect Newsletter.
Tech M&A Forum & TMT M&A Forum - May 2019
A summary of the key themes discussed at the TMT M&A Forum 2019 and Tech M&A Forum 2019.