We have extensive global reach to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional outsourcing transactions.
Acting for both leading suppliers and corporate customers from a wide range of jurisdictions and business sectors enhances our understanding of the commercial requirements and priorities of both parties, as well as our ability to identify and anticipate the latest trends in outsourcing. We have significant experience of advising clients on how to structure a procurement process to take best advantage of the various procurement models, as well as on how best to approach a response to a tender in order to win the business.
The breadth of our practice is demonstrated by the range of commercial transactions that we have advised on, including those involving IT and communications services, business process outsourcing (including procurement, asset and cash management, finance and accounting, facilities and logistics management, clinical trial services, call centre and security services), and human resources outsourcing.
With an integrated global team combining expertise in employment and benefits, tax, antitrust, corporate finance and regulation to harness insights and best practice, creating innovative outsourcing solutions. We also have a first class team of litigators with extensive experience in outsourcing disputes across all the major industry sectors.
We work closely with both clients and industry experts to develop market-leading training materials and strategies that address key concerns in the outsourcing process, including in relation to service levels, benchmarking, human resources, relationship management, liability, business continuity planning and exit management.
News & insights
Publications: 06 DECEMBER 2019
Justyna Ostrowska, senior associate in Allen & Overy Warsaw, advises clients on new technologies law as well as intellectual property rights and data protection. In her podcast, she discusses the various stages of a M&A transaction in the light of the GDPR. This recording is devoted to the processing of employee data at the stage of sale transaction and data room preparation. We invite you to the second part of the podcast series dedicated to the employee data in M&A transactions.Read more
News: 05 DECEMBER 2019
Allen & Overy has advised Veganz GmbH, one of the worlds few suppliers of a full range of vegan foods, on its corporate realignment as stock corporation (Veganz Group AG). With this step, Veganz Group adopts a structure that will support further growth.Read more
News: 26 NOVEMBER 2019
Allen & Overy has advised a consortium involving Aberdeen Standard Investments, BAM PPP PGGM, Cintra, Macquarie and SK Group in connection with the design, building, financing, maintenance and operation of the Silvertown Tunnel, a twin-bored tunnel under the River Thames between the Greenwich peninsula and Silvertown. Through the ownership by the consortium of RiverLinx Limited, Silvertown is being developed as a public-private partnership with TfL.Read more
Publications: 27 SEPTEMBER 2019
In-house lawyers have a leading role to play in helping their companies navigate the strategic, regulatory and operational challenges of digital transformation. Corporate partner Tom Levine discusses the issues that in-house legal teams should prioritise.Read more
All my engagements have been extremely positive – they are very good, very responsive and very practical.
Chambers UK 2018 (Outsourcing)
The firm is being described as "extremely effective" and the team "brings an innovative, commercial focus to work."
Chambers UK 2018 (Outsourcing)