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Stuart Padgham

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Biography

Stuart is a highly experienced commercial/ IT lawyer and works for a wide range of corporates, advising them on commercial and IT agreements. He has particular expertise in working with clients on their outsourcings and other strategic agreements.

World Para Athletics Championships

Stuart will be leading our role as Official Legal Services Provider of the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 and he will be assisting with commercial contracts between contractors and the organising committee of the event.

Recent highlights

  • Advising a private hospital group on the outsourcing of its fleet of mobile MRI and CT scanners
  • Advising a Water Utility on the procurement of a managed service provider as part of its preparation for Market Reform in the non-household sector
  • Advising a private hospital group on the replacement of its patient records system
  • Advising a major professional services organisation on the retendering of its facilities management arrangements.

Market View

Stuart Padgham is "knowledgeable, responsive and great to work with" and "combines technical expertise with commercial sense" – ​Legal 500 2016

"We have done some cutting edge things with them, they are happy to think about this from a commercial standpoint and come up with a plan, and this has produced some new thinking. They are competent, friendly and helpful." – Mark Hugall, Alliance Healthcare

Publications

Stuart has written a PLC practice note on business interruption.

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 30/05/2017
    Financial Services Companies Risk Damaging Fines By Ignoring New Data Protection Rules

    “These results are concerning because with next May’s deadline fast-approaching and with so much at stake, our study reveals there’s a very real possibility that a large number of financial services companies will not be compliant in time. “The financial services sector has significant data protection issues to tackle, particularly as more people move towards conducting their banking activity online. Financial institutions collect vast amounts of data which has to be treated carefully and the Regulator considers financial information to be more serious than everyday data.”

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  • 30/05/2017
    IT & Telecoms Firms Risk Damaging Fines By Ignoring New Data Protection Rules

    “These results are concerning because with next May’s deadline fast-approaching and with so much at stake, our study reveals there’s a very real possibility that a large number of IT & telecoms companies will not be compliant in time. “It’s a staggering statistic but 90% of the world’s data was only created in the last two years. Data is at the very heart of every telecoms operations and by 2020, there will be ten times the current amount of mobile data and much of it unstructured. The time to install the right data shields and internal compliant controls to minimise the risk of breaches is now.”

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  • 30/05/2017
    Two Thirds Of Real Estate Firms Unaware Of New GDPR Fines

    “These results are concerning because with next May’s deadline fast-approaching and with so much at stake, our study reveals there’s a very real possibility that a large number of real estate firms will not be compliant in time.”

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  • 30/05/2017
    Quarter Of Retail Businesses Certain They Would Be Able To Detect Data Breach

    “Margins are tight in this sector and businesses rely on the right permissions to properly market their offers and discounts. It is important to recognise that taking a proactive approach towards GDPR compliance will potentially reap financial benefits. Good data governance can build customer trust and the right permissions can also help businesses take advantage of the Big Data Revolution and enable them to commercialise their data for competitive advantage.”

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