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Technology lawyers

Technology is now a mainstay in our business and personal worlds, underpinning everything we do. Our multi-disciplinary team of technology lawyers are deeply rooted in the dynamic technology sector, helping you to achieve your ambitions.

Fusing technology and legal services

The technology sector is fast-moving and dynamic. It is essential for your business to work with a law firm that not only understands the law, but also your sector. The ecosystem tech businesses inhabit is baked into our DNA. We understand your world and speak your language.

Support at every stage of the business lifecycle

Our technology lawyers are as excited about tech as you are and want to support you through all stages of your business lifecycle.

From securing funding to facilitating your business’ sale, managing real estate assets to resolving disputes, and structuring contractual frameworks to leverage technology for commercial success, we have experts for every stage.

Being there for our clients and making a meaningful difference is what we love most about our job.

Legal support for tech ventures

We work with a wide range of technology businesses with a particular depth of knowledge and experience in disruptive technology, including AI, adtech, martech, fintech, insurtech, healthtech, manufacturing  and e-commerce. Whether a large multinational technology business or an innovative start-up with an ambition to be the next unicorn, we make it our business to solve your most complex problems. Our success lies in surpassing your objectives by seamlessly blending technology and legal services to address your business needs.

We also support businesses with technology procurement and the use and management of data within the business. As the reliance on technology and data continues to grow and transcend all areas of operations, our remit of support develops in scope and complexity.

Response to the ICO consultation series on generative AI and data protection: Part three

Response to the ICO consultation series on generative AI and data protection: Part three

In our third consultation response to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) consultation we respond on generative artificial intelligence (“GenAI”) and its compliance with the accuracy principle.
Read our response

The technology sectors we work in

All new technology has the potential to become disruptive. This comes with its own legal challenges. As technology lawyers we have supported our clients through the many layers of disruption and opportunity. From the arrival of the world wide web in the 90’s, the transition to a reliance on software for business critical operations, the move to cloud computing and now the massive transformation towards the use of AI throughout our personal and business lives. It is in these transitions that we thrive. We act for many cutting edge AI providers helping to structure their relationships with customers to ensure risk is managed and exposure  limited. We also advise global users of AI, helping to develop a strategy on managing the use of AI by stakeholders. Therefore, allowing businesses to maximise the huge enterprise wide benefits it can bring, while navigating the implications of the reliance on AI and the seismic shift in our behaviours.
We have deep and long-term connections with market leading media and advertising agencies as well media owning brands. Our technology lawyers work closely with those delivering their platforms into the adtech and martech marketplaces. Our expertise in advertising technology and marketing technology means that you don’t need to teach us the industry, we’re already part of it. We cut through the noise and provide you with commercially astute and legal advice that gets the job done.
Our experts support many businesses in the financial and insurance sectors to develop and realise their ambitions. The services we provide to our clients include: We have a particular specialism in advising and structuring contractual relationships within the financial technology sector, protecting businesses against risk and managing any intellectual property issues as they arise.
We have longstanding relationships with clients developing and manufacturing healthcare technology as well as service providers who provide software products and digital assets into the healthcare system. Huge innovation continues to drive growth in the healthtech sector. Our multi-disciplinary team of healthtech lawyers take great pride in providing legal services that aid growth for healthcare technology businesses. Given the risk factors involved in the healthtech sector, a key part of our work involves ensuring that the contractual frameworks in place are structured to apportion the risks and responsibilities in a balanced way. We ensure suppliers, manufacturers, customers and distributors fully understand the risks and responsibilities and that they are manageable.
Our legal advice to e-commerce businesses ensures control and compliance in the dynamic online realm. Specialists from across our practice areas have been immersed in e-commerce since its origins and we are well-versed in navigating the inherent risks and opportunities within the regulatory framework. Our advice ranges from funding, commercial agreements, data protection, employment advice and to help realise a sale.
We work with manufacturing businesses from multiple sectors providing a full range of legal support. We can advise on:
  • Management of research and development while maximising intellectual property
  • Procurement and management of technical and real estate facilities
  • Structuring legal relationships that underpin the distribution of products, whether to end users or through distribution channels
  • Supporting exit plan ambitions.

Meet the team

Our technology experience

Our client successes

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  • Recommended offer for AIM-listed technology company

    Discover how we assisted our client, AdEPT Technology Group plc, in navigating its sale as a publicly listed company

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  • Reinventing the construction industry

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    Discover how Cripps worked with Modulous to achieve its aim of producing the first globally scalable model for the design and delivery of homes.

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  • Supercharging international growth

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    Supporting global engagement tech company Uniguest with strategic UK acquisitions to drive growth.

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    How we made a difference

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