Tom Sharpe is a Senior Associate in the commercial department at Osborne Clarke.

Tom advises on a large range of commercial and technology issues including data protection, digital content, e-commerce, IT and software, intellectual property rights and commercial agreements.

Tom has been heavily involved in the procurement of IT outsourcing and telecoms contracts. Tom’s role at Osborne Clarke includes advising on complex software, technology and licensing arrangements, the protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights and a range of data privacy issues.

Tom has spent time on secondment at EE where he worked as part of the Sales, Retail and Distribution team. Tom advised the business on a variety of matters and worked with different stakeholders to coordinate relevant inputs and identify and mitigate risk in relation to commercial and contractual issues.

Tom trained and qualified at Osborne Clarke before spending several years at a Magic Circle law firm. Tom re-joined Osborne Clarke in 2019.