Toby Crick is a partner in Bristows LLP’s commercial technology group. Toby's primary focus is on technology, communications and outsourcing projects where he has acted on both the client and supplier side in sectors such as financial services, telecommunications and life sciences. Toby also advises on other complex commercial transactions and he has particular expertise on deals involving the use and exploitation of technology and intellectual property. Naturally this means that Toby has been working with clients on managing their use and exploitation of free and open source software both as suppliers and users of technology. Toby has been practising IT law since the late 1990s and lectures on IT Law at UCL and Queen Mary’s College in London and is a Trustee of the Society of Computers and Law.