Samantha is a Senior Associate in the Commercial team at Shoosmiths. Samantha has experience of advising on IT and technology transactions across a range of sectors but has particular experience in acting for clients in (i) the retail and consumer; and (ii) the technology and telecoms sectors. 

Samantha has completed several client secondments, including to the in-house legal departments of three leading telecoms businesses (two direct and one wholesale) and a big six supermarket. These secondments have enabled Samantha to obtain a greater understanding of the key concerns and issues faced by the relevant businesses and the sectors they operate in. As a result, Samantha is able to take a commercial view and work seamlessly as an extension of a client’s in-house legal team.

Samantha’s most recent experience includes:

  • advising a global specialist provider of life insurance products on its partnership with a leading UK insurance aggregator, including the drafting and negotiation of a white-label website agreement and API development agreement;
  • advising a leading UK sports retail company on a SaaS agreement for the provision and implementation of HR solutions;
  • repapering a leading telecoms company’s wholesale agreements for the provision of mobile and fibre broadband services post-joint venture;
  • advising a big six supermarket on the outsourcing of its cleaning services across their manufacturing, retail and logistics operations;
  • advising the UK’s largest distributor of fuel and lubricants on its distribution arrangements; and
  • advising a next-generation property search engine scale-up on a number of contracts for the provision of estate agency, lettings and other property services.

Samantha joined Shoosmiths as a Senior Associate in 2022.


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