SJ BERWIN HIRES IT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS LITIGATION PARTNER
SJ Berwin’s Commercial Litigation Department is pleased to announce the arrival of Michael Bywell who joins the firm from DLA on 1 November 2004.
Michael’s practice covers a broad range of information technology, telecommunications and media work acting for purchasers and users of IT products and services. He also has significant e-business experience including investigating and managing IT security breaches, advising internet service providers on risk management issues and acting in litigation arising out of e-business transactions and illegal use of the internet. He has specialised in these areas since 1993. Michael’s practice also has a strong international focus including Europe, Asia Pacific and significant litigation for and against US corporations.
Craig Pollack, Head of Commercial Litigation says “We are very pleased that Michael is joining the Commercial Litigation team. We have seen a significant increase in the amount of IT and telecommunications litigation over the last two years and Michael will give us added capability and impetus in these areas. His practice also complements our strength in TMT work in general”.
Michael Bywell says “Joining SJ Berwin’s Commercial Litigation department is an ideal synergy for my practice. The firm’s TMT focus combined with the reputation of the litigation department provides an excellent platform from which to further develop and expand my practice in that area.”