Roger is an internationally regarded Tech lawyer who acts as a trusted advisor on some of the most complex and innovative Tech projects.

Roger is a member of our International Tech & Comms Sector Steering Group and leads our Digital Technology Solutions, Internet Services and eCommerce industry initiative.

Roger specialises in all aspects of Tech and EU procurement law. His project work focuses on large-scale infrastructure contracts, including contract negotiation and procurement procedures, contract management issues and dispute resolution. He also works within the energy and utilities sector.

Roger has over 20 years’ experience of advising on commercial and procurement law matters relating to large-scale Tech projects. This wealth of experience means that he understands the issues that arise in major projects and can provide the solutions to resolve these issues, providing advice that goes well beyond legal and contractual matters, and into the technical and commercial heart of the success of the implementation of projects.

In addition to his Techlaw skills, Roger has particular expertise in EU procurement law issues, particularly relating to technology projects. He acts for both public sector contracting authorities and private sector bidders and has a particular speciality in the set-up and operation of framework agreements.

He regularly publishes and speaks on a variety of Techlaw and public procurement topics. He is Chair of the UK Society for Computers & Law, sits on the Editorial Board of the Public Procurement Law Review and he is an external lecturer on procurement law at Rome University and Nottingham University.

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. Roger Bickerstaff's long experience in the sector means that he is able to offer particularly well-rounded advice, he "cuts across areas of tech and understands the practical implications."

    Chambers UK, 2018
  2. Roger Bickerstaff is a leading light on digitalisation and e-commerce. He has a vast understanding of EU procurement law, which makes him a highly sought-after name in the market.

    Who's Who Legal, 2018
  3. Roger Bickerstaff specialises in technology and EU procurement law, and recently advised JDA Software on licensing and technology-related disputes.

    Legal 500 UK, 2017