Fieldfisher hires new technology partner
European law firm Fieldfisher has hired Osborne Clarke's head of technology Mark Webber. He will join the firm's London office today.
Mark has more than fifteen years' experience in the technology sector, and his practice focuses on advising clients in the technology and digital media space throughout Europe and the US on ecommerce and IT law as well as innovative IP/technology-related transactions.
He advises clients on their growth and expansion plans, complex technology implementations and regulatory hurdles, including privacy and information, as well as sales and licensing challenges. Mark has also established himself as an expert on cloud solutions, whether enabling ecommerce, digital, adtech or other computing solutions. Mark joined Osborne Clarke as a trainee in 1997 and became a partner in 2007, and spent three years working in its Silicon Valley office between 2003 and 2006.
Fieldfisher Managing Partner Michael Chissick said:
"Thanks to the excellent work of the head of our Palo Alto office Phil Lee, and the arrival of David Kent, we have made significant progress in Silicon Valley. We are delighted a lawyer of Mark's quality is joining the partnership, it strengthens our offering and will help us to build our reputation on both sides of the Atlantic."