Lydia specialises in a wide-range of complex commercial agreements, including drafting and negotiating agency or distribution agreements for high value supply and purchase transactions, digital technology outsourcing and licensing contracts and data sharing agreements.  

Recent experience includes:

  • lead lawyer advising on the after-sales and services agreements in respect of the world's biggest automotive collaboration for the development and production of new vehicles, including electric vehicle technology
  • advising a multi-national retail client in respect of the replacement of their cross-border SD-WAN provision across all retail spaces, depots, data centres and offices 
  • advising multi-national automotive client in respect of the provision battery, charging and telematics services to corporate clients and, in particular the SaaS integration
  • advising the world's biggest libraries on the procurement of a new digital asset management and preservation IT system, including a phased transition from legacy systems and providing standard template terms to cover all potential solutions 
  • lead associate advising on the material outsourcing of all outbound customer mail and electronic communications (including data, external print, warehouse, logistics and account management services) to Paragon Customer Communications (London) Limited.
  • lead associate negotiating various contracts to replace agreements that ASDA had previously benefitted from before its sale from the Walmart group. This included replacing the contracts for the SaaS service provision relating to customised customer experiences for online shopping and licences tied to a separate SaaS service provision
  • advising in respect of agreement with 3PL for open book logistics and warehousing contract to cover all retail spaces as part of a wider project. 
  • German - fluent