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Supporting your digital transformation journey: case studies

To us, understanding our clients' industries is as important as understanding the law.

We know a thing or two about industrial transformation. Established as Evershed & Tomkinson in 1914, we've supported our clients through two industrial revolutions, and are well placed to support your business through the fourth.

Our clients choose us for our in-depth sector knowledge and experience, as well as our international reputation for delivering consistent high quality legal services to major multinational companies.

Driverless car joint venture

Driverless car joint venture

We advised the world's largest automotive safety supplier on the formation of its autonomous-driving joint venture with a major automotive manufacturer.

outsourcing of a data centre facility

Outsourcing of a data center facility

We advised a global automotive manufacturer on behalf of itself and all its subsidiary companies and branches throughout EMEA, including an automotive company bank, in relation to the first generation outsourcing of its data center facility in a central European location.


Aerospace case study

Patent prosecution for a major US university

We provide patent prosecution and counseling to a major university's office of technology licensing, helping the client build its technology portfolio in carbon nanotube, chemical, materials science and computer-related technologies.

Auto Case Study

Autonomous vehicles

We advised a UK metropolitan authority on a consortium arrangement involving a vehicle manufacturer, tech suppliers and other contractors alongside the authority to establish a “live test bed” facility for testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in the authority’s area.

Laser Technology

Manufacturer of laser technology

We supported a US-based global leader in high performance fiber lasers on the acquisition of a UK-based manufacturer of complementary laser technology.
Data case study


We advised a luxury European automaker in the US on cybersecurity and data privacy issues associated with autonomous driving.