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Whether you're a tech entrepreneur looking for investment, a multinational negotiating a strategic technology deal or you have an innovation you are looking to protect and commercialise, we can help.

We are the legal advisers behind some of the UK’s most successful technology businesses. We act for entrepreneurs leading fast-growth technology startups and spin outs through to IPO, and work closely with global technology giants and their investors.

We provide the full range of legal services that you need, always with a focus on your objectives. Our specialist team advise on:

  • The protection of early stage technology
  • Building the right corporate structure for investment
  • Growing through funding rounds
  • Negotiating strategic commercial deals
  • The appointment of key team members
  • Delivering a successful exit, whether corporate sale or IPO

Our lawyers

Our large team of specialist technology lawyers offer you support in key areas such as corporate finance, commercial agreements, intellectual property, employment, real estate and tax.

Our experience

Protection and licensing of intellectual property - Our specialists identify your intellectual property assets and advise on the best protection strategy. We work with licensors to maximise the exploitation of their IP.
 
Employment and pensions - Getting employment contracts and incentivisation right is critical to fast growth tech businesses. Our lawyers advise on the employment impact of one-off transactions, and business-as-usual employment issues. We also advise on senior team appointments and leavers.
 
Commercial contracts - Technology businesses trust us to deliver robust yet user friendly contract documents, whether for a joint development project, reselling technology internationally, or acquiring new IP or resources.
 
Venture capital fundraising - Our large volume of funding rounds for tech businesses means we understand the issues and state of the market. We work with technology businesses and a wide range of investors from venture capital funds to business angels. We also establish innovative technology funds.
 
Business sales and IPO - We support technology businesses on their IPOs, and a number of listed tech companies.
 
International - Much of our technology advice has an international element, and we support clients to navigate the maze of issues when trading globally.

Our clients

We act for some of the most exciting and innovative technology companies:

  • Arm Limited
  • Aures Technologies
  • Bango
  • Cantarus
  • Delta Financial Systems
  • Indigo Telecom
  • Ninja Theory
  • PayPoint
  • Redgate
  • Siemens Healthineers

Legal resources you may find useful

Our Technology law blog

Our GDPR hub

Our blogs and specialist hubs cover the latest developments in technology law. You can also follow us @MRLaw.

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