COMMERCIAL

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGy / Telecoms

Chambers 2018 Firm LogoUK leading firm 2017Information Technology (IT), Telecommunications and innovation are vital parts of every business and form the backbone to our working and non-working lives.  Our full service dedicated IT specialist legal advisers (comprising three partners and four assistants) regularly act for clients in the public and private sectors and for both customers and suppliers.

We provide pragmatic, commercial support to our clients and recognise that in many cases IT, telecommunications and innovation underpin the fabric of our clients’ businesses and core projects.

Our team offers a breadth of understanding, ranging from systems architecture to social media, and our experience encompasses work for organisation both in the UK and overseas. We have significant experience of advising clients on major IT transformational projects, e-commerce and m-commerce, cloud based solutions, IT procurement, as well as management and exploitation of rights in cyberspace.  We also advise on compliance with data protection legislation and the Freedom of Information Act.

Highlights of our offering include

  • IT/Telecommunications procurement (equipment purchase/lease and software assignment/licensing)
  • Support and Maintenance Agreements (Equipment/Software)
  • Escrow
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Cloud Contracts
  • M/E-Commerce
  • Turnkey Solutions
  • App development contracts
  • Digital content licensing
  • Data Protection/FOIA and EIR Compliance
  • Service Level Agreements and Service Credit/Debit arrangements
  • IT transformational projects (with major FTSE 100 companies, public sector authorities, key emergency services entities and UK transport providers)
  • Web presence (Equalities Act compliance and online content protection)
  • Security and DR obligations
  • Legal requirements in monitoring staff and customers

We have particular experience of advising clients on IT matters in the Transport, Finance, Agricultural, Technology and Healthcare sectors

Our team also has significant experience of advising on telecommunications matters.  A number of our team have worked in-house at two of the major mobile telecommunications operators and we have experience of advising on various projects including:

  • Telecommunications infrastructure outsourcing
  • Satellite Broadband supply arrangements
  • Telecommunications Partnering arrangements
  • Research & Development Agreements for intelligent transport solutions
  • Provision of wireless infrastructure/equipment and services (for customers in the Technology and Transport sectors)
  • VoIP solutions
  • Transitional Services Agreements for Telecommunications services
  • Phone pay plus compliance

What our Clients Say

A client says: "They are excellent for this work and have a really good attitude to customer satisfaction." Another adds:"They're our first port of call. Their rates are extremely competitive and they're primed to be our day-to-day adviser." Chambers 2018

"They are pragmatic and business-minded in their approach." Chambers 2017

Foot Anstey demonstrates ‘sound business acumen and sector knowledge’ in advising on financial technology, scrum development and outsourcing matters. Legal 500 2015

 

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