FFW boosts IT team with Olswang hire

Field Fisher Waterhouse has snared Olswang information technology partner Simon Briskman, as the firm moves to boost its technology law practice.

Briskman will join the firm, bringing the total number of partners in the department up to six.

A former in-house lawyer for Fujitsu, Briskman specialises in information and communications technology transactions, outsourcing and advisory work. He acts for clients across a range of sectors including Avis, Convergys and Land Securities Trillium.

FFW’s technology head Michael Chissick said: “(Briskman) will strengthen both our IT and outsourcing practices.”