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Commercial and technology law

Our commercial and technology law team can offer you our substantial experience in negotiating, drafting and advising on sourcing agreements, strategic relationships, licensing agreements and other critical agreements and relationships that enable businesses and public bodies to accomplish their commercial objectives. The 100+ partners in our multi-jurisdictional legal teams get to the heart of your business relations, routinely dealing with cross sector and border issues of both private law and public law.

Having such a wide-ranging and comprehensive commercial and technology legal team we can offer you:

  • multijurisdictional advice – we can advise in the countries where you do business
  • connected advice – we can offer a rapid response locally and globally, through a single point of contact
  • commercial coverage – we work across practice groups and across industry sectors as an integrated team
  • depth and strength – we cover the whole spread of the market, by focusing on having teams with the experienceyou need in all your sectors
  • support where you need us – we have the right experts, in the right areas, in the right countries – we are the right lawyers for the job

Experienced commercial lawyers

The work our commercial lawyers undertake is wide ranging and includes outsourcing, technology transfer and licensing, media law, supply chain management and intellectual property (IP). Our breadth of experience helps to provide you with a solution quickly.

  • market intelligence – we offer quality commercial legal advice that is legally astute
  • proactive – we anticipate change and globalization with a coordinated full-service approach
  • responsible – we have the ability to project manage a wide range of issues
  • client engagement – we are a point of continuity in a long project, providing real value to the client at all stages
  • liability limitation – we identify risks and mitigate them quickly
  • legal prominence – we have a team of experienced lawyers with strong commercial reputations within your sector

Commercial law deals

We advise both customers and providers on a broad range of contractual based relationships and transactions, including:

  • software and technology licensing
  • payment services and payment processing
  • supply chain/procurement/logistics
  • franchising
  • consumer law
  • facility management and other service outsourcings
  • information technology outsourcing (ITO)
  • business process outsourcing (BPO)
  • application development and maintenance (ADM)
  • managed data/voice networks
  • data center leases
  • call center support
  • big data and data analytics
  • software as a service (SaaS) transactions
  • large-scale software implementations and all aspects of e-commerce
  • software audits
  • telecom contracts and infrastructure
  • media contracts and advice
  • intellectual property law
  • reputation management advice
  • privacy and information law
  • information breaches
  • information requests
  • cyber security
  • brexit
  • financial services advice and regulatory
  • public procurement and state aid/subsidy
  • energy regulatory and projects
  • social and transport infrastructure projects
  • regeneration joint ventures and projects

We also advise providers in developing their offerings and taking them to market. We have particular experience on joint ventures, equity investments and shared services arrangements.

We are one of 9 firms awarded Tier 1 status for our legal advice by the Legal 500, a go-to firm for Brexit contingency planning and legal advice, monitoring of developments and client and industry specific briefings.

Contact our commercial and technology team

If you would like any further information or need advice on commercial matters, then please do not hesitate to contact our legal team.

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