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Amy Parkinson, Associate

Amy Parkinson


Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Commercial and IT
  • Financial services

Practice notes

Amy has experience in managing large projects from initial scoping through to completion and providing project management support including leading on arrangements with key stakeholders/third parties.

She has comprehensive knowledge of commercial law issues and has experience in drafting, advising on and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts including supply of goods/services agreements, distribution & agency agreements, IT and Technology arrangements including various software licences/hosted cloud services arrangements, confidentiality agreements, PCGs, outsourcing arrangements and standard terms and conditions. She also regularly supports with large corporate due diligence exercises.

Amy’s expertise includes advising on major projects for public sector bodies and private sector clients across numerous sectors including transport, regeneration and IT.

Recent experience includes:

  • advising a local government transport body in relation to its appointment of a private sector JV partner to deliver the regeneration of a particular site within the transport body’s property portfolio;
  • leading the negotiation and drafting of a national logistics and warehousing contract for a global fast food company;
  • assisting various clients with their standard template agreements to mitigate the potential risks of a hard Brexit;
  • supporting numerous clients in relation to their IT infrastructure arrangements including negotiating bespoke software terms, associated maintenance and support services together with escrow arrangements; and
  • advising a University on the renegotiation of its arrangements in relation to the management of certain of its property portfolio, including marketing, referral and data sharing arrangements.

Amy also has experience working in house and is used to working collaboratively with in house legal teams, key stakeholders and relevant third parties. Amy also regularly delivers client training in relation to Commercial law and Technology issues, with recent topics including agile software development and dealing with open source software in contracts.