ProfessionSenior Associate, Bristows
Sacha joined Bristows in March 2011 as an Associate in the Commercial IP / IT team specialising in IT and digital media.
In relation to IT, Sacha's experience includes advising customers and suppliers on a broad range of technology-related agreements, including the procurement of business critical IT, outsourcing, software licensing and development, support and maintenance, hosting and service level agreements. Sacha also has experience advising on procurement strategies (e.g. RFPs, bidder evaluation and selection).
In addition to advising on commercial agreements, Sacha has also advised on a broad range of regulatory issues affecting companies in the TMT sector, including consumer protection, online content regulation, advertising and marketing, data protection / privacy, e-commerce and distance selling. He also has experience advising on non-contentious intellectual property matters involving the development, exploitation and transfer of intellectual property rights.
Sacha trained at Olswang, where he spent six months on secondment to the in-house legal team at MTV Networks Europe. More recently, prior to joining Bristows, Sacha was a member of the in-house legal team at ITV where he gained particular expertise in digital media through working on many pioneering projects in this area (in particular online, interactive TV, VOD and IPTV, social media and mobile).