James Mulligan advises multinational clients on technology transactions, outsourcing, and commercial contracts. His practice encompasses a broad spectrum of financial services transactions, complex IT and business process outsourcings, and technology-specific transactions, such as licensing and “as a service” arrangements. James has experience in highly regulated industries and has completed a secondment to a leading technology and financial services business, where he negotiated high-value outsourcing arrangements as part of corporate actions.
James represents a diverse client base across payments services, investment management, banking, corporate services, technology, life sciences, and sports industries.
In addition to his technology and outsourcing practice, James advises both customers and suppliers on a wide range of commercial arrangements, such as supply of goods and services agreements, agency agreements, transitional service agreements, master services agreements, intellectual property licenses and data processing agreements.
Prior to completing his training contract at Morgan Lewis, James worked in the compliance team of a global asset manager.
Represented a global service provider on the separation of its global outsourcing agreement with a cornerstone investment management client, for the provision of middle office and back office services
Represented a global bank on the restructuring of its multi-jurisdictional hosting arrangements
Represented a global technology provider to the travel industry on the renegotiation of its commercial arrangements with a global payments network provider
Advised a UK-based subsidiary of a global customer solutions business in a major “bet the company” transformation program to cloud-based solutions, including through AI capabilities and robotic process automation
Represented a leading UK financial services provider in the negotiation of pension scheme administration agreements with various customers
Advised a multinational software provider to the asset management industry in the preparation of template licensing terms
Advised a US-based life sciences company in the negotiation of a transfer agreement with a UK public authority, relating to the transfer of bacterial serums for the research of vaccine antigens
Represented a trading platform provider in the negotiation of a product placement arrangement for a global social media platform campaign