Sian Newton-Syms Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2018 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

Sian Newton-Syms

Sian Newton-Syms is a Birmingham-based Associate in the Commercial, IT and Outsourcing team, who specialises in both general commercial and IT contracts.

Sian advises both private and public sector clients on a wide range of commercial agreements, working across sectors such as retail, banking, energy, automotive, telecommunications, local government and transport as well as advising clients on consumer law.

Sian's experience includes drafting and negotiating routine day-to-day contractual matters in areas such as IT, outsourcing, distribution and the supply of goods and services. Sian also assists other in the team with non-routine contracts and larger project work.


  • Recently prepared and advised on the contractual documents required for a client to both pilot and then roll out a new innovative blockchain software product to market.
  • Assisted a large energy client with its growth by preparing and advising on a key system integration agreement to update its engine software across over 30 active energy sites.
  • Advised a large US retailer on key aspects of UK consumer law so as to assist with its expansion into the UK market
  • Advised two large telecommunications clients with their day-to-day contractual requirements, including those required to roll-out the latest 5G technology.
  • Advised a local government client on a key agreement to recoup unpaid debts both in the UK and globally.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2018

    • Career
      September 2018
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales