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We’ve worked with many technology clients because we’re specialists in start-ups, high growth, and venture-backed companies.
We can help you protect your IP rights, manage your contractual relationships, incentivise staff, raise equity and deal with commercial disputes.
Our data protection solicitors can advise you on a range of data protection law issues, from what is covered by data protection, preventing breaches and violations to who needs to register, and following the principles in the Data Protection Act 2018.
Our offices are in Sheffield, Birmingham, Cambridge and London if you need a meeting, but we typically work remotely to keep our overheads low which enables us to offer our innovative pricing packages.
Technology now impacts all parts of business. Our technology solicitors are expert legal advisers to both specialist technology companies as well as their partners, customers, and users.
We understand the commercial issues involved in tech depend on the services and products involved, which is why we endeavour to understand your niche and its implications. Whether you are a crowdfunded start-up or a large multi-national, our dedicated team of technology specialists are adept at acting for you wherever and whenever technology defines or intersects your organisation.
Our technology lawyers provide cost-effective expert advice on how to resolve disputes in a range of contractual, IP, and data protection issues that cut across the sector, including:
Technology industry experience
Our technology solicitors can advise on a broad range of software and technology issues varying from simple agreements to complex high-value deals. In particular, we can advise you on:
At Harper James Solicitors, we have historically focused on the tech sector. We advise a number of innovative and growing technology companies, with specialisms in IT and e-commerce.
Our solicitors have all been recruited from top 100 law firms or international businesses, and come with a wealth of experience and expertise in all areas of the technology sector. Our technology team spans several legal practice areas, so whatever legal advice you need, we have a business solicitor with experience advising technology businesses and able to deal with your needs quickly and cost-effectively.
Having originally worked for an IBM spin-out software development house, Rob worked for Santander bank as an IP/brand management lawyer before qualifying as a solicitor. After four years in Birmingham at Cobbetts and SGH Martinaeu, Rob joins us from regional firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys, where he was head of the intellectual property and technology team. Rob has particular experience working with technology businesses, from crowdfunded start-ups to large multi-nationals, and has over the past 12 years worked in-house for several ISPs and a leading international tech company. As an IP lawyer, whilst predominantly non-contentious – advising clients on protecting and commercialising their exciting tech innovations – Rob has helped IP-rich businesses like Aardman Animations take action against online and offline infringements around the globe.
Our three transparent pricing packages are designed to give you the widest possible access to high-quality legal advice, whatever the size and nature of your business:
Straightforward access to senior solicitors at a competitive rate.
An affordable solution for businesses needing one-off legal support. Receive ‘City’ partner-level expertise at a fraction of ‘City’ prices.
Have legal peace of mind for £189 per month with additional support from £125 per hour.
A monthly subscription legal support package specifically designed for start-ups and smaller businesses.
Providing you with priority access to a dedicated panel of highly experienced solicitors.
Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.
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Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.
We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.