2012 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting
May 3–4, 2012 • The Ritz-Carlton • Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Dr. Sam De Silva
Partner, Manches LLP.; Oxford, United Kingdom
Dr. Sam De Silva is a Partner and the Head of Technology and Outsourcing group at leading UK law firm, Manches LLP. His main areas of practice are technology and business process outsourcing and IT projects. Dr. De Silva has worked on high profile projects in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. He is also the Chair of the Technology and Law Reference Group of the Law Society of England and Wales.
In addition to his LLB and Masters in Business Law, Dr. De Silva has post-graduate degrees in information technology and business administration so is well aware of the commercial, business and technical issues facing both users and suppliers of technology.
Dr. De Silva is one of very few UK solicitors who is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (FCIPS), Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). He also has in-house industry legal experience having been seconded to Accenture UK as a senior legal counsel.