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BPE Solicitors advises UCAS on new technology partnership

BPE’s Technology division has advised UCAS, the admissions service for UK further and higher education on its new and extended partnership with Infosys, a next-generation digital services and consulting company.

David Gray, a Consultant in BPE’s Tech division, advised UCAS on the partnership which will see the admissions service outsource its customer experience services to Infosys to provide a stable platform for students, and those advising them, to use when researching their options for further and higher education.

Commenting on the deal, David said: “It was great to be able to advise a long-standing client of the firm on this partnership that will benefit over 700,000 students every year and to support UCAS on its ambitious growth plans”.

Jo Charles, Head of Commercial and Estates of UCAS commented: “Having worked with BPE for several years, we value the deep understanding they have of our business and its needs to enable us to meet our overall ambitions. David’s support was an integral part of the success of these negotiations and we were delighted to have him as part of our team. This partnership is an exciting step for us in helping students discover their futures and meeting the growing demand from mature students and overseas applicants”.

These notes have been prepared for the purpose of articles only. They should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice.

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