Toby Crick


Partner, Bristows


Toby Crick is a partner in Bristows LLP’s top ranked IT, digital and outsourcing group. The primary focus of Toby’s work is on technology, communications and outsourcing projects where he has acted on both the client and supplier side in sectors such as financial services, telecommunications and life sciences. Toby also advises on other complex commercial transactions and he has particular expertise in deals involving the use and exploitation of technology and intellectual property.

Recent projects Toby has worked on include a number of international outsourcing deals (covering North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific operations) and advising a range of clients on their ‘digital transformation’ projects, covering matters as diverse as procuring software and services to ensuring that new apps enabled by such projects comply with relevant healthcare, data and financial services regulatory requirements. Toby has also gained in-depth experience of advising clients on procurement strategies (eg supplier selection, pricing models and performance incentive mechanisms) and has spent time seconded to work in-house with a large IT services company, an international telecommunications provider and a mobile telecommunications company.

Toby is a trustee of the UK’s Society for Computers and Law and lectures widely on IT, e-commerce, cloud computing, agile software development and outsourcing, including at ITechLaw, UCL and QMUL.

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Contact details

020 7400 8000

Year Qualified



University College London


British Standards Institute, SCL Outsourcing Group


BA (Hons.) Economics and Politics