Lee Gluyas

Lee Gluyas


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English, French

Lee is a commercial lawyer who specialises in the resolution of disputes, particularly those arising out of technology, outsourcing and telecommunications contracts.  He also acts for clients in other industry sectors, including the financial services, real estate, facilities management, automotive and energy sectors.  He has extensive experience of advising clients on disputes arising out of corporate transactions and on issues relating to fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

In addition, he advises clients on data protection and data security.

Lee is a solicitor-advocate with over 20 years' experience of litigation, arbitration (ICC, LCIA, AAA) and mediation.

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"Considered in his thinking" and "thorough"

Chambers & Partners

"Considered and calm"

Legal 500

Relevant experience

  • Acting for a global IT supplier in a claim involving allegations of fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of contract in the delivery of a customer relationship management system – BSkyB v EDS [2016] EWHC 86 (TCC).
  • Acting for an IT supplier in arbitration proceedings against an energy company concerning the delivery of a trading and risk management system.
  • Acting for a multinational IT supplier in arbitration proceedings brought by a reseller involving consideration of the application on the Commercial Agents Regulations across various jurisdictions.
  • Acting for an international insurance company in proceedings against an IT supplier relating to the delivery of a disaster recovery system.
  • Acting for a property management company in a series of disputes against a telecommunications company.
  • Acting for a leading international media company in proceedings relating to allegations of inducement to breach of contract.
  • Acting for the administrators of a bridging finance company in a series of claims against professional advisors – Lexi Holdings – various matters.
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  • 1991 – Law Society Finals, College of Law, Chester
  • 1990 – LL.B, University of Leicester
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  • Society for Computers & Law (Committee member)
  • ICT Arbitration Club (Committee member)
  • ITechLaw
  • Commercial Litigators Forum
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  • Whose fault is it anyway? Why IT projects fail (Part 1: the customer’s fault). Outsource Magazine, September 2015, with William Hooper.
  • Whose fault is it anyway? Why IT projects fail (Part 2: the supplier’s fault). Outsource Magazine, September 2015, with William Hooper.
  • The IT Frontline.  Compliance Monitor, March 2015.
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Lectures list

  • Managing IT Project Disputes. LexisNexis webinar, 20 April 2016.
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21 March 2019
CMS Fin­an­cial In­sti­tu­tions Op­er­a­tion­al Re­si­li­ence Re­port
Risk, Re­si­li­ence & Repu­ta­tion
Court of Ap­peal con­firms dis­tinc­tion between "in­form­a­tion cases" and...
The Court of Ap­peal has found that Grant Thornton (GT) was not li­able for com­mer­cial losses in­curred by the Manchester Build­ing So­ci­ety (MBS) as a res­ult of en­ter­ing in­to in­terest rate swap agree­ments. Back­ground MBS lent money to bor­row­ers at a fixed rate.
Trans­form­ing health and so­cial care
Money (That’s What I Want): Fail­ure to warn leads to deni­al of a non-party...
In an ac­tion for copy­right in­fringe­ment in a doc­u­ment­ary about a 1964 con­cert giv­en by The Beatles, the Court of Ap­peal over­turned a non-party costs or­der against a com­pany dir­ect­or. The ab­sence of an early warn­ing was a key factor in de­cid­ing that the dir­ect­or.
The fu­ture land­scape for AI claims around the world
A con­tract can be res­cin­ded for fraud­u­lent mis­rep­res­ent­a­tion if the...
The Com­mer­cial Court has cla­ri­fied that the tra­di­tion­al “but for” test still ap­plies in claims to res­cind a con­tract for fraud­u­lent mis­rep­res­ent­a­tion, al­beit in a weak­er form than for neg­li­gent mis­rep­res­ent­a­tion.
Should there be a strict li­ab­il­ity re­gime for AI claims?
14 Feb 19
CMS’s Tech Up­date Morn­ing (Lon­don)
Simply con­sid­er­ing a doc­u­ment dis­closed by mis­take can be “use”
A party that mis­takenly dis­closes doc­u­ments to its op­pon­ent can still as­sert priv­ilege over those doc­u­ments provided the mis­take was ob­vi­ous and the op­pon­ent has not yet made use of the doc­u­ments. In a rare de­cision on what con­sti­tutes “use”, the Com­mer­cial.