Alexander Hendry provides strategic advice on business-critical, first-of-their-kind technology projects, and the negotiation and drafting of complex technology contracts. Mr. Hendry is an experienced senior technology lawyer who advises clients globally on legal and commercial issues relating to technology, outsourcing, fintech, commercial contracts, intellectual property, and data privacy.

Mr. Hendry holds an APM Project Fundamentals (APM PFQ) qualification from the Association for Project Management, and has completed CodeClan’s “Coding for Professionals” course.

Mr. Hendry's experience includes advising:

  • One of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds on:
    • the establishment of an international, market-leading space and satellite company
    • technology and commercial contracts relating to the development, operation, and commercialization of a LEO satellite constellation
    • the acquisition of over 8,000 cell towers and the provision of tower services to multiple mobile network operators
    • the establishment of an international, market-leading provider of IoT solutions
  • A major national space agency on the development, implementation, and operation of a space flight program for manned and unmanned space missions
  • A major GCC technology and tourism project on:
    • the establishment and operation of a world-leading hyperscale data centre;
    • its groundbreaking legal framework, including its IP, technology, and digital laws
  • An information technology company, contracted to provide a national customs clearance solution to a MENA government, on the procurement, implementation, and operation of a cutting-edge blockchain solution
  • A major GCC entertainment and tourism project on:
    • all aspects of its technology contracting strategy
    • the procurement, implementation, and operation of a number of business-critical technology solutions and related services
    • a business-critical technology contract dispute with SAP
  • A leading global private equity firm on the establishment of a joint venture to commercialise a blockchain-powered gold trading solution
  • An international financial services and brokerage firm on the procurement, implementation, and operation of a new brokerage platform
  • A global e-commerce and payments company on:
    • the negotiation of a complex acquiring services agreement with a major international bank
    • a variety of technology and fintech matters
  • A major GCC venture capital fund on:
    • the establishment of a first-of-its-kind digital bank
    • the procurement, implementation, and operation of various business-critical banking solutions
  • A world-leading, state-of-the-art GCC superhospital on:
    • the procurement, implementation, and operation of a SaaS enterprise resource planning and project management solution
    • the procurement, implementation, and operation of cutting-edge biotherapies solution
    • the procurement, implementation, and operation of a number of mission-critical healthtech and technology solutions
  • A GCC government on the procurement, implementation, and operation of a cutting-edge big data analytics solution
  • A global insurance company on the outsourcing of its global data storage infrastructure
  • A major GCC technology company on:
    • the creation, implementation, and operation of national digital healthcare platforms
    • the creation, implementation, and operation of a procurement platform for medical and pharmaceutical supplies
  • A major international bank on the procurement, implementation, and operation of software and services to transform the bank’s business-critical core treasury and investment management systems
  • A GCC Multinational bank on the procurement, implementation, and operation of a business-critical core banking solution
  • A GCC multinational bank on the procurement, implementation, and operation of software and services to transform the bank’s business-critical call center infrastructure
  • A China-based global internet technology company on the outsourcing of its business-critical content moderation functions
  • A global logistics company on the outsourcing of its business-critical global call center infrastructure
  • A major global bank on the procurement, implementation, and operation of a digital enterprise communications solution and related services from Microsoft

Bar Qualification

  • Scotland (Solicitor)

Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Edinburgh, 2010
  • LLB (Hons), University of Edinburgh, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English