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André Duminy

André Duminy


André Duminy

André Duminy specialises in outsourcing, technology and business separation matters, with a particular focus on large multi-vendor, multi-jurisdiction outsourcings and outsourcing in the financial services sector.

André advises both customer and supplier clients on IT and business process outsourcing projects, and corporate buyers and sellers on business separation in M&A transactions across the pharmaceutical, telecommunications, technology, banking, oil & gas and financial services sectors.

André is the Head of the London Tech//Digital group and Co-Head of the Strategic Sourcing & Complex Contracting Group.

  • Royal Dutch Shell on all aspects of their $4 billion + multi-vendor, full IT infrastructure and ADM outsourcing projects in 140+ countries
  • HSBC on an outsourcing project, whereby JP Morgan Funds (Asia) Limited outsourced fund administration, transfer agency and middle office functions to HSBC in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
  • ABN AMRO on its first, second and third generation global €1.8 billion+ IT sourcing strategy and multi-vendor, multi-country contracts, including managed network services and a move to a private cloud solution
  • UBS on the procurement, development and implementation of a core banking software solution
  • XL Catlin on their multi-vendor IT refresh programme and global outsourcing
  • The Co-Operative Bank on their desktop outsourcing and renewal project
  • Asterion on the acquisition from Telefonica a portfolio of 11 data centres spread out over Spain, the USA, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile and Mexico
  • WEX Inc. on its US$1.7 billion acquisition of travel industry B2B payments solutions provider eNett and Optal, a "B2B transactions optimizer".
  • Standard Life on their investment in a global platform technology services provider, together with services and IT development agreements
  • EVRY on a world first supplier-to-supplier multi-billion dollar outsourcing with IBM to manage the IT infrastructure that supports its operations in Norway and Sweden
  • WEX on an infrastructure "lift-out" outsourcing to CSC, covering multiple countries
  • HSBC on a fund administration, middle office and custody outsourcing with Admin Re
  • ICAP on all IT and separation-relation issues in relation to the sale of their voice broking business to Tullet Prebon
  • Citi on a fund administration, middle office and custody outsourcing, with one of the largest UK asset managers

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Career and qualifications

  • Stellenbosch University (BA, LLB) 1995
  • Admitted as an attorney in South Africa 1998
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2003
  • Legal technology consultant to Royal Mail 1998
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1999
  • Partner since 2007

Awards and citations

  • André Duminy has been great to work with. His knowledge of market standards for our industry, as well as his willingness to learn what is unique about our business, was outstanding. His team of knowledgeable, highly skilled and hard-working associates was invaluable in helping us get our transactions completed.
    Legal 500 UK 2024 – Commercial Contracts
  • André is patient and understands the pressures faced by both the client and their customers. He gets it and is able to explain the challenges and therefore negotiate well.
    Chambers and Partners UK 2024 – IT and Outsourcing
  • His ability to work with in-house council and executives is phenomenal. He has been great at allocating the correct person to each particular aspect of the process.
    Chambers and Partners UK 2024 - IT and Outsourcing
  • André Duminy is very responsive, knowledgeable, approachable and practical.
    Chambers UK 2022 - Band 4 - Information Technology
  • André's input and advice is excellent, supportive and focused to ensure that real value is added.
    Chambers UK 2022 - Band 4 - Information Technology
  • His strengths are his clarity, communication, and the quality of his work.
    Chambers UK 2022 – Outsourcing
  • André Duminy is quick and sharp in understanding the issues at hand and has a very commercial and constructive approach.
    Legal 500 UK 2022 – Tier 1 - TMT
  • André Duminy’s input and advice is excellent and focused to ensure it adds real value.
    Legal 500 UK 2022 – Commercial Contracts - Tier 3
  • The 'strength in depth’ of Clifford Chance LLP makes the firm ‘hard to beat for efficiency in executing cross-border, multi-territory TMT transactions'.
    Legal 500 UK 2021 – Tier 1 - TMT
  • André Duminy leads the practice and focuses on commercial transactions, complex technology projects and outsourcing arrangements. Clients say the teams ‘sector knowledge was first rate and allowed us to diligence the deal effectively.’
    Legal 500 UK 2021 – Tier 2 – IT and Telecoms
  • André Duminy is "extremely knowledgeable with respect to technology and outsourcing arrangements."
    Chambers UK 2021 – Outsourcing
  • André Duminy comes recommended for major outsourcing projects and also M&A deals in the tech sector. He is also highly experienced with regard to online platform roll-outs.
    Chambers UK 2021 – Band 4 - Information Technology
  • Leading Individual 
    Legal 500 UK 2021: TMT and IT and Telecoms
  • Ranked Lawyer
    Chambers UK 2021: Information Technology and Outsourcing
  • André Duminy is "pragmatic and approachable, and emphasises getting the deal done." According to clients, "he has a great mix of commercial skills and wide experience, making him extremely effective in transactions."
    Chambers UK 2020 – Outsourcing
  • 'André Duminy's knowledge of the industry and excellent negotiation and communication skills, combined with first-class legal knowledge, make him a unique individual', and his 'negotiating skills are second to none as is his commitment to his clients' cause'.
    Legal 500 UK 2020 – Tier 3 – Commercial Contracts
  • Leading Individual 
    Legal 500 UK 2020: Commercial Contracts
  • "He was able to drive through negotiations on a range of complex issues in a very effective manner. He was a great asset to have on the project."
    Chambers UK 2019 – Information Technology
  • "Top-notch strategic adviser" André Duminy, who is the global head of outsourcing and commercial contracts, "consistently impresses with his commercial judgment."
    Legal 500 2018 – Commercial Contracts
  • Andre Duminy is highly regarded in the market for his expertise on global outsourcing deals. One source says that "it is about trust, and big companies put their trust in him."