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Innovative advice for the tech and media sector

Technology is fast pervading every aspect of our lives, in an ever interconnected world.

Technology and media lawyers who can respond to the pace of change.

We want to help you press forward with your ideas and grow them into a bigger and more sustainable business.

Almost always, businesses need to consider legal issues when making commercial decisions. Whether there are legal risks you should consider mitigating against, agreements with others that you need to draft or funding you want to raise, our tech specialists can advise you on how best to protect your business.

We believe that the key to a successful outcome is to really understand our clients’ businesses and the sector in which they operate. Our aim is to become part of your team, available to give you expert, solution lead approach, how and when you need it.

Our tech sector expertise

  • Media & Entertainment Industries

    We handle a large volume of legal, regulatory and contractual issues for the media and creative industries including broadcast, digital and print media, content creation, publishing and marketing services.

  • Apps and software

    Whether you are developing a mobile app or a complicated platform, our team can advise you on the agreements with third party developers through to the end user terms needed for the use of your software.

  • Data protection and privacy

    In a world where data is fast becoming an increasingly valuable asset for businesses, our team can help you navigate the ever changing legal landscape and hold your hand when your suffer a data breach.

  • Funding

    All businesses need funding but high growth tech businesses often need more than most to get an idea off the ground or support its development in the market. Our specialist team have a wealth of experience from initial funding rounds, through further investment rounds through to eventual exit.

  • Intellectual property

    Whether you have a patent that you want to license, a brand you want to protect or know-how you want to exploit, our team can advise you on how best to protect your ideas and the commercial agreements needed to realise their commercial potential.

  • Protecting confidential information

    Trade secrets and other confidential information are often key assets for technology businesses, allowing them to stay ahead of the pack. Our team of commercial, dispute and employment technology specialists can advise you on all aspects of protecting your secrets.

Data Breaches - When, Not If

We come into contact with clients’ cyber and data protection issues every day and understand the profound effect they have on businesses, reputations and livelihoods.

For an SME, it is all too easy to dismiss cyber incidents and data breaches. Too often, these are seen as issues that only affect much larger entities or organisations that hold certain types of special category data. “It’s not going to affect us” is a very dangerous mindset. In this day and age, a data breach is a question of when, not if.

Read our report to find out how businesses can reduce the risk.

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