has "excellent industry experience" and is a "robust but balanced negotiator"
Legal 500 2017
Mark Prinsley concentrates on non contentious intellectual property including, in particular, IT project and outsourcing work.
Mark is head of the Intellectual Property & IT group in London as well as the outsourcing practice. His team wins plaudits for its "clarity, organisation and brief writing" notes Legal 500 2011.
He is regularly named as a leading individual in the areas of business process outsourcing, information technology and intellectual property by Chambers’
UK and Global guides. His practice involves acting for customers at all stages of outsourcing transactions. Recent outsourcing projects have included acting for a commodity exchange in the outsourcing of its IT functions; a telecommunications company in IT outsourcing; a global bank in the outsourcing of its human resources functions; a global chemicals company in outsourcing its finance and accounting functions; a global automotive company in the outsourcing of human resources functions; and a consumer goods company in finance and accounting outsourcing. Mark also works on the technology aspects of corporate transactions and advises online gambling businesses including, in particular, in relation to international activities of UK operators.
Recommended by the legal directories, the "excellent" Mark is highlighted as a "thoughtful, pragmatic and commercial lawyer who creates a collaborative working environment" (Chambers UK 2014)
; clients are impressed with his "very pragmatic, sound business advice," as well as his provision of "creative input to shape business deals, rather than merely executing our instructions." (Chambers UK 2013
); he is a "good and very experienced negotiator" (Legal 500 2013).