Senior Associate, Wellington

Alex Chapman



Alex specialises in commercial law with a focus on technology, outsourcing, intellectual property, data and privacy and consumer law.  Her experience includes advising on complex technology procurement and outsourcing (including for large financial institutions, SOEs and government departments).  Alex also advises on the commercialisation of intellectual property in relation to the technology, financial, pharmaceutical, energy and manufacturing sectors.  She has a particular interest in privacy and data protection and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe.  Alex also advises on commercial contracts, including terms of trade, licensing, procurement and distribution and supply arrangements.  Alex also has experience advising on international corporate disposals and acquisitions, demergers and corporate reorganisations. 

Work highlights

Advising a large global bank

on its outsourcing of various middle and back office services to FNZ in conjunction with the merger of their wealth management offerings

Advising on the commercial, IP, IT and data aspects

of various international demergers and reorganisations

Drafting and negotiating a variety of IT contractual matters

including drafting and negotiating IT outsourcing agreements, software as a service agreements, IT support and maintenance agreements, software development and licensing agreements, revenue sharing arrangements and software licensing arrangements

Acting for one of the largest global litigation funders

and advising on litigation funding agreements

Advising on various privacy matters

including advising on the EU General Data Protection Regulation in the UK and data and cyber breaches for a global hotel chain

Acting on various joint ventures and collaboration agreements

including advising a global hair and beauty brand on a joint product development agreement with Marks and Spencer in the UK


Alternate contacts

Amy Ryburn

Amy Ryburn

Partner, Wellington

Amy specialises in commercial contracting and procurement, with a particular focus on technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), i…

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Steve Nightingale

Steve Nightingale

Partner, Wellington

Steve specialises in corporate law including capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, limited partnership…

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Renee Stiles

Renee Stiles

Special Counsel, Wellington

Renee is a member of our Wellington corporate and commercial team, specialising in information and communication technology, corporate …

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