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Kit Burden is Head of Technology Sourcing and Commercial Group at DLA Piper, one of the world's largest providers of legal services. He specialises in the areas of outsourcing and complex technology transactions, advising both users and suppliers of IT, and outsourcing services and in relation to all aspects of the procurement process. His work ordinarily involves him on business critical projects frequently valued in the hundreds of millions of pounds. Major clients include UBS, Dixons, TUI, GNER, Gulf International Bank, the British Council and Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He is identified as a leading IT and outsourcing lawyer by all of the leading legal directories, including the Legal 500, Legal Experts and Chambers. The most recent edition of Chambers describes him as "a brilliant IT lawyer" with "a grand reputation". Kit is a Trustee of the Society of Computers and Law and chairs its Outsourcing Group. He is also a member of the Computer Law Group. A frequent speaker at industry and legal conferences, Kit also writes for various journals on IT and outsourcing including IT Law Today, Computers and Law, and the Computer Law and Security Review, for which he is on the correspondent's panel.