Ryan is a Senior Associate in our Technology Group, and is best known for his work in commercial and technology contracting arrangements for clients within the real estate and construction industries. Ryan takes pride in unlocking revenue for his clients and provides strategic, commercial, and pragmatic advice to clients in the sector..
Ryan’s typical clients include national housebuilders, PropTech/ConTech developers, major student accommodation providers, hotel groups, core network providers, and companies with property portfolios. He works closely with clients to understand their businesses and industries, and provides clear and concise advice to help them achieve their goals.
His strengths lies in his commercial knowledge and his understanding of a client’s business and industry. He is known for providing detailed advice and support to his client’s and believes that “a collaborative approach is key to benefiting their cases”. Ryan also works closely with colleagues around the team and the wider firm to leverage their knowledge.
The most challenging aspect of Ryan’s role is keeping up to date with the rapid developments in PropTech and ConTech. However, he finds time each day to catch up on at least one interesting development, and believes that staying up to date is key to providing the best possible service to his clients.
Ryan’s working style is detail-oriented, collaborative, and down to earth. He brings his intricate approach to commercial contracts, and works closely with colleagues to ensure that clients receive the best possible advice and support.
Ryan has a background in e-commerce, but found that the negotiation and underpinning contracts were what interested him the most. He’s a member of the UK PropTech Association and the Society of Computers and Law, and a mentor to junior members of the firm.
Some of Ryan’s work highlights include secondments to ASDA, JET2, and Lucozade Ribena Suntory. He handles commercial and technology arrangements for clients covering bespoke technologies, telecoms infrastructure contracts, blockchain, AI, and data analytics tools.
“I feel privileged that I get to work with some of the best people in the Real Estate and Construction industries. The projects we work on together often result in a truly tangible result which I think makes it all the more rewarding.”
Ryan supported us with a business critical IT systems procurement. His hard work, professionalism and knowledge of the housebuilding sector meant the process was efficient and our interests were well protected. Ryan and the WM team are our go-to PropTech lawyers.
Ryan goes above and beyond and is all in all an in-house lawyer’s dream for their external counsel support.
Ryan manages to cut through the negotiating points to take instructions on the key commercial issues. He was lovely to work with and nothing is too much trouble.