Technology has fundamentally and permanently impacted our business, professional and personal lives and behaviours.  Technology innovation still continues apace, disrupting traditional business and communication models as well as delivering significant efficiencies and new opportunities. 

Our technology lawyers have in-depth experience covering both technology transactions and advisory services. We advise on the full range of technology transactions from outsourcings, large-scale procurements, complex licensing arrangements to the latest technologies, such as artificial intelligence, virtualisation and digital content and robotics, and their real-world market application. We advise technology businesses as they innovate, grow and defend their position.  We support non-technology businesses looking to benefit from this technology evolution.

Areas of focus

We are recognised for bringing significant market insight into our client work.  Our technology lawyers have developed significant cross-sector experience including in: 

  • cleantech 
  • digital healthcare
  • fintech and financial services
  • outsourcing 
  • public sector technology
  • space and satellites
  • transport tech and intelligent mobility
  • telecoms

Our clients cover the full spectrum; we work with entrepreneurs, start-ups and scale-ups as well as the public sector and significant domestic and international businesses.  

Whatever sector or technology focus is relevant, our award winning multi-disciplinary team of technology lawyers are adept at providing pragmatic advice that achieves our clients’ business objectives. 


Advising US-based Mark43 Inc on its expansion into the UK and the licensing of its public safety software solution to Cumbria constabulary.

Advising BDO LLP on a number of strategic projects including on its outsourcing of WAN/LAN services.

Advising Embark on its sale to Lloyds Banking Group including in relation to the transition of IT systems to Lloyds Group and in relation to the outsourcing of a long-term pensions platform.

Advising a confidential client in the financial services sector as its legal technology partner on a number of high-profile, business-critical regulated technology procurements

Advising a confidential client in the rail sector on major technology procurements including of SD-WAN, Data Access Circuits and a Point of Sale and Inventory Management solution.

Advising a confidential client on its metaverse collaboration with a Premier League football club.

Advising a significant and established banking institution on the development of a technology centre of excellence.

Advising FirstGroup on its innovative Rail 5G solution designed to deliver improved mobile coverage on the rail network.

Advising a number of disruptive UK and international fintechs and established financial services institutions as they develop technology to enhance operational integrity and scalability.

Legal partner to the VENTURER, FLOURISH, Capri and Robopilot Connected and Autonomous Vehicle projects exploring legal issues such as the use of data and cybersecurity and insurance and liability.

Advised a famous brand on its programmatic ad-serving operations with a well-known ad-tech platform, including advice on the regulatory implications of programmatic ad-serving.

As long-standing advisors to one of the world’s largest cloud services providers, we have experience of advising on some of the most complex and innovative cloud services projects across EMEA, for both commercial sector and government customers.

Meet the team
Lucy Pegler

Lucy Pegler Partner

  • Technology and Communications
  • Data Protection and Cybersecurity
  • Outsourcing
A photo of David Varney

David Varney Partner

  • Data Protection and Cybersecurity
  • Technology and Communications
  • Outsourcing
Martin Cook Temp Corporate Image Web Profile

Martin Cook Partner

  • Head of Fintech
  • Financial services
  • Technology and Communications
Jeremy Dickerson

Jeremy Dickerson Partner

  • Head of International 
  • Head of Intellectual Property, Media and Sport
  • Defamation and Reputation Management
Helen Scott-Lawler

Helen Scott-Lawler Partner

  • Head of Food and Drink
  • Commercial
  • Intellectual Property and Media
Danny Lee

Danny Lee Partner

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Joint Ventures
Mark Shepherd

Mark Shepherd Partner

  • Head of Private Equity
  • Corporate
  • Healthcare
Nick Graves

Nick Graves Partner

  • Head of Corporate
  • Corporate Advice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Patrick Parkin

Patrick Parkin Partner

  • Healthcare
  • Procurement and State Aid
  • Commercial

Alex Lloyd Partner

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
Brian Wong

Brian Wong Partner

  • Rail
  • Highways and Road Transport
  • Judicial Review and Public Law
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Justin Barrow Senior Associate

  • Technology
  • Data Protection
  • Space and Satellites
Amanda Leiu

Amanda Leiu Senior Associate

  • Corporate
  • Commercial

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