Clive is Head of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector at the international law firm, CMS having practiced in this area since the late 1990’s. He is an international-facing contentious and commercial technology lawyer working with Global 100 companies. Clive is trusted by these companies on high-stakes matters ranging from first-of-a-kind litigation to technology-rich cross-border transactions. He was awarded Microsoft’s inaugural Law Firm Leader of the Year. He is also a well-respected commentator: his book, Gringras: The Laws of the Internet, now in fourth edition, is a UK judicially-acclaimed text on the subject. He is on the Editorial Board of Westlaw’s Computer & Telecommunications Law Review. Clive co-wrote the best-selling computer game, Elite, for the ARM-based computer, the Archimedes.

Research interests

Conflict of laws; AI; Technology Disputes