Digital & Technology

Digital & Technology

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Advancements in technology present a new frontier of commercial opportunity.

The rapid evolution of technology solutions affects every sector and industry in the global marketplace. From the development of new technologies to the application of existing technologies to age-old problems, individuals and businesses are continually creating new and innovative ways to thrive in this new and evolving environment.

Our multi-disciplinary digital and technology team comprises sector specialists from all practice areas of the firm. The breadth of this experience means we can respond to the needs of our clients across the full spectrum of digital and technology related matters.

Our expertise includes:

  • Corporate and commercial transactions – including crossborder and international matters.

  • Complex and business as usual, including digital, contracting

  • Software development and commercialisation, including licensing, rights of use and SLAs

  • Cloud solutions, as a service offerings and managed services

  • Systems integration and implementation

  • The commercialisation and protection of IP including licensing and portfolio management

  • Stakeholder governance

  • Cyber security, resilience, data protection and privacy

  • Regulatory requirements and compliance (including ESG)

  • Fundraisings and joint ventures

  • Employment law advisory, including offshoring, the use of AI and robotics

  • Optimal structuring for taxation and stakeholder return

  • Tax and revenue advisory for technology clients

  • Technology dispute resolution

  • Smart buildings, real estate transactional and advisory

We are at the forefront of advising and assisting clients active in IP, data and technology rich industry sectors and matters. In part this comes from our own dedication to innovation and the development of digital solutions to help clients as well as the real-world experience we have gained in doing so. As a result, we are well placed to provide legal and commercial expertise to clients developing technology products and services.

In addition to our legal advice expertise, we have been on the other end of the industry for many years. 

Businesses are heavily reliant on technology for efficiency and compliance management. We provide and service an expanding selection of digital solutions to assist our clients in legal compliance, process improvement, obligation management, reporting and more.

Our innovation arm, Verimus, provides additional bespoke software and consulting services. Verimus is supported by Cowell Clarke who can provide legal and compliance advice to Verimus customers to enhance their solutions.

For more information on our digital and technology teams recent experience and digital solutions, see our capability statement here.