DLA Piper has added an intellectual property and technology partner in Sydney.

Peter Jones was previously a partner at Gilbert + Tobin, where he frequently advised on information technology and telecommunications outsourcing projects and business process outsourcing projects in various sectors including financial services and government.

Jones had been with Gilbert + Tobin for 15 years, the last eight as a partner. Prior to that, he worked at Kensington Swan in Wellington, New Zealand.

DLA Piper now has about 70 lawyers, including 36 partners, working in Sydney. The firm has 4,000 lawyers in 30 countries worldwide.

Email: tbrennan@alm.com.