Ed Cooke
McCarthy Denning

I am both a lawyer and a technology entrepreneur.

As a lawyer, I am recognised expert in IT infrastructure, engineering, procurement and construction. I have helped clients finance, procure and deliver complex IT projects, real estate developments and infrastructure. I am based in London, although I frequently work on projects internationally.

I have a particular interest in the convergence of real estate / infrastructure with energy efficiency, information technology and telecommunications.

• smart cities and smart communities;
• the development of data centres and other mission critical projects;
• the procurement of complex development projects with the public sector;
• the development of sports venues;
• hotels;
• major transport and energy infrastructure projects.

I was one of the principal lawyers working to help the Olympic Delivery Authority deliver the venues, Olympic Park and infrastructure in order to host the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games