About us

Asimuth is a separate business tool developed by Technology Law Alliance, one of the UK's leading specialist law firms. The firm's data protection lawyers created Asimuth in response to the major challenges facing its clients as a result of GDPR.

These are our directors:


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Jagvinder Kang

Jagvinder qualified as a software engineer and completed academic requirements for chartered engineer status before training and qualifying as a solicitor with Pinsent Curtis (now Pinsent Masons). He worked in the specialist technology team at Wragge & Co. (now Gowling.) until the end of 2002, leaving to co-found Technology Law Alliance. He has been seconded to the legal teams of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 technology companies.

He is a regular contributor to IT and legal press, and a recognised speaker in the field of technology law.

Jagvinder specialises in IT contracts, outsourcing (particularly offshore projects) and e-commerce work. He is recognised as a leader in the field by Legal 500 and Legal Experts publications.

Examples of Jagvinder's data protection work include:

  • Assisted global multi-national organisations with setting up and implementing their GDPR compliance programme;
  • Undertaken training for UK and global organisations with regard to GDPR compliance;
  • Advised organisations on their GDPR compliance provisions for the purposes of their controller-processor contracting arrangements;
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Jeremy Newton

Jeremy Newton trained and qualified in the Intellectual Property Group at City law firm Slaughter and May. He has over 15 years' experience of IT law and contracts, including periods in-house with Sun Microsystems (as Assistant General Counsel in EMEA) and with HM Treasury (on secondment to the PFI Taskforce). He is co-editor of A Manager's Guide to IT Law (British Computer Society), and contributed the chapter on computer contracts to Computer Law (Oxford University Press) which is used as a standard textbook on the University of London LLM in IT law.

Jeremy joined Technology Law Alliance as a Director in 2005, having previously been a partner in the IT team at Nabarro Nathanson. Jeremy deals with a wide range of commercial contracts, e-commerce and data protection matters.

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Stephen Ollerenshaw

Stephen trained as a solicitor with the Telecoms Media and Technology team at Osborne Clarke. In 1998 he moved to Wragge & Co. (now Gowling.) where he worked as a specialist IT lawyer until leaving to co-found Technology Law Alliance in 2003.

He regularly advises on data issues as part of his IT law practice and in particular helping clients with GDPR readiness. Recent data protection and privacy projects he has worked on include:

  • Full scale data audit for national restaurant chain;
  • Assisting GDPR readiness programme for an event ticketing and marketing business;
  • Working with major IT suppliers on GDPR provisions in customer contracts;

Stephen is recognised by Chambers & PartnersLegal 500 and Legal Experts as a leading practitioner in IT law.

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Gavin Wakefield

Gavin trained as a barrister before becoming an in-house counsel at Provident Mutual Life Assurance Association (now part of Aviva plc). In 1996 he became the sole Legal Counsel of Dun & Bradstreet Ltd, before moving to Capgemini UK plc, where he became General Counsel in 2000. He joined Technology Law Alliance as a Director in 2003.

Gavin advises technology suppliers and users on the entire range of technology and outsourcing-related contracts and has been involved in some of the largest outsourcing projects of recent years. As a former General Counsel he has experience of leading a team of lawyers and advising at board level on key transactions.