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Ashurst hires Anthony Lloyd as partner in Digital Economy team
Mon, 5th Jun 2023

In a significant move to bolster its Digital Economy practice, the global law firm Ashurst has welcomed Anthony Lloyd as a new partner in Sydney. The firm's enhanced focus serves energy tech, fintech, Infratech, health tech, and Govtech sectors.

Lloyd boasts an impressive career spanning over 25 years in the technology, digital, and telecommunications industries. His broad range of expertise includes digital transformation, digital infrastructure, digital regulation, data, cybersecurity, commercial contracts, and outsourcing. He is recognised for providing insightful advice on some of the largest outsourcing and technology projects across the Asia Pacific and the globe.

In addition, Lloyd has demonstrated skills in guiding technology companies on licensing, commercialisation, and trade sales. His work has also been instrumental in advising clients on the technology and transformation aspects of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and divestitures.

Alongside numerous accolades from Chambers and Doyle's Guide, Lloyd has been regularly listed in Australia's Best Lawyers in categories of Outsourcing, IT, Telecommunications, and Commercial Law.

Anthony Lloyd, the former Global Co-Chair of the Technology Transactions and Strategic Sourcing Group at DLA Piper, brings with him a rich history of successful roles, including a partnership at MinterEllison, a Senior Attorney with IBM Global Services, and a lecturer in Communications Law at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Amanda Ludlow, Global Co-head of Digital Economy, comments on the appointment: "Anthony is an impressive legal practitioner with extensive knowledge of the legal and risk considerations behind a wide range of digital economy transactions. His appointment is a sign of Ashurst's commitment to continue to expand our offering in the digital economy sector."

Sharing his excitement, Lloyd adds, "I am thrilled to be joining Ashurst and excited by the opportunity to expand my practice with the help of the firm's global reach. Ashurst's commercial outlook and integrated offering for legal, risk, and implementation advice makes it an attractive proposition for clients operating in this fast-moving environment."