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Technology, Media and Telecoms

Technology, media and telecoms (TMT) companies exist in a continuously changing environment of innovation, new technologies, and regulatory frameworks. Eversheds Sutherland have extensive TMT sector experience and over 100 TMT lawyers who work together to help our TMT sector clients with their legal queries.

Our technology, media and telecoms lawyers

Our TMT lawyers represent companies of different sizes, from startups/scaleups to global companies, in a wide range of areas including:

  • television and radio broadcasters
  • technology developers
  • distributors and suppliers
  • cloud and software as a service (SaaS) businesses
  • hardware manufacturers and electronics companies
  • cable and broadband companies
  • suppliers of data analytics, software companies
  • infrastructure and data centre businesses
  • telecommunications companies
  • media and entertainment companies
  • production houses
  • content providers
  • game developers

In addition to the above we advise institutional, venture capital, private equity and individual investors and lenders who invest in, buy, sell and finance TMT businesses.

Our technology, media and telecoms legal advice

Our TMT lawyers advise on a variety of different topics such as:

  • commercial contracts, IT outsourcing and off-shoring
  • privacy, data protection and cybersecurity
  • cloud computing, open source software, convergence, wi-fi and licensing models
  • data centres
  • internet of things (IOT), SMART and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • cross-border and national corporate transactions including M&A, JVs, disposals, minority investing, financing, IPOs and other stock offerings
  • international telecoms and technology litigation and dispute resolution
  • telecoms network infrastructure projects
  • regulatory and competition
  • intellectual property
  • patent, trademark and copyright portfolio development
  • content creation, protection and exploitation (music, television, film, digital)
  • branding, advertising, marketing and sponsorship
  • reputation management
  • employment and talent acquisition and retention
  • real estate and planning aspects of infrastructure and data centre deals and portfolio management
  • tax

Our industry knowledge and extensive transactional experience allow us to offer you the solutions you need.

Contact our TMT lawyers

If you’d like any more information or if you need advice on legal issues in the technology, media and telecoms sector, please don’t hesitate to contact our legal team today.