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Tom Bridgford

Tom is a partner in global law firm Eversheds Sutherland, recognised by Acritas as a Global Elite Law Firm. 

Tom is an expert in high value outsourcing and IT procurement arrangements.  Tom was a pioneer of BPO outsourcing in the 1990s and has a wide ranging practice, with over 25 years’ experience in ITO and BPO, and other outsourcings including global HR transformations, shared services arrangements, logistics and warehousing as well as applications maintenance and development deals. He has recently worked with a Bank on a £150m applications maintenance and development outsourcing.

He is client partner for the BBC, Kraft Heinz, Astra Zeneca and Superdry and also acts for a broad range of clients including banks and other financial institutions, insurance brokers, airlines and global manufacturing businesses in a variety of sectors. Tom has developed an international training programme on managing risk and maximising value in contracts which is highly rated by clients. 

Tom is an active member of the GSA, and has regularly chaired GSA round table discussions over the past five years. Tom has been named in the Global Sourcing Association’s A list 2016-2017. Legal 500 states that Tom has a “can-do” attitude and an excellent understanding of his clients’ business.

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