The IT services and consulting sector can be complex to navigate. As more and more businesses begin to capitalise on emerging technologies, it’s important to get the right legal support in place to manage risks and seize opportunities. Our tech lawyers are here to help protect your business and help you succeed. 

Offering sector-specific advice tailored to each client’s unique situation, our lawyers have a deep understanding of the commercial and technological issues that underpin the legalities of IT. By relying on our lawyers to help you through all stages of your business' needs, you can rest assured that your business will have all the tools it needs to thrive.

Our transatlantic team of tech-focused lawyers have represented consumers and providers of IT solutions in the EU, US and UK. With a background in fintech and artificial intelligence, we are able to help clients navigate regulatory matters and jurisdictions including, CFPB, OCC, FTC, FINRA and SEC.

Areas of IT services and consulting

Our team of legal tech consultants offer clients innovative, success-focused solutions across a variety of pioneering technologies including:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cloud computing
  • Communication and networking systems
  • Internet technologies
  • Computer architecture
  • Data storage systems fields.

Our IT and consulting law services

Our tech-focused lawyers are here to guide clients through a myriad of legal issues within the IT services and consulting sector. We offer a variety of services to provide practical, effective advice inline with budget, time constraints and business needs, including:

  • Advising on data protection and information security
  • Helping to negotiate licensing partnerships and project agreements
  • Guiding clients through regulatory compliance guidelines and issues
  • Helping to structure contractor and vendor security agreements
  • Assisting with writing licensing patents in a variety of technologies 
  • Advising on a variety of outsourcing and strategic procurements
  • Representing clients in technology disputes and litigation cases.

We understand that businesses in the IT sector operate within a fast-evolving, influential space - which is why our team is here to provide straightforward advice at every stage to help your business succeed. If you need legal support with any IT services and consulting issues, get in touch with our team of tech-focused lawyers today to find out how we can help you.

Examples of work

  • Obtained a $26.3 million compensatory damages jury verdict (trebled to over $79 million)  arising from fraud, breach of a licensing agreement and unfair trade practices against a UK software company [SAS Institute Inc. v. World Programming Ltd. (U.S.D.C., E.D.N.C.)]
  • Successfully defended a medical equipment manufacturer in a patent infringement action involving multiple patents relating to digitized medical images 
  • Represented Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services in its acquisition of Reddwerks Corporation, a warehouse execution software provider
  • Litigated copyright infringement matter related to business administration/supply chain software developed by major apparel manufacturer 
  • Routinely defend and bring claims against software companies in software licensing  and software development and integration disputes
  • Represented a major software company in consumer class actions alleging monopolization of the market
  • Represented numerous companies in multiple trade secrets misappropriation cases involving proprietary software
  • Counsel numerous Fortune 500 companies regarding European and Canadian data compliance for software services offerings
  • Advised Atom Bank in the UK, a challenger bank deploying the first "all digital" business model of any UK bank, from inception to launch covering funding, commercial and regulatory matters
  • Acted for numerous well-known businesses on complex outsourcings of IT functions and support services
  • We have extensive experience advising on the procurement of cloud-based solutions, from relatively small-scale SaaS products through to global outsourced investment platforms
  • Advised global financial institutions on GDPR compliance
  • We have acted for central government and other public bodies or publicly owned institutions on numerous large-scale and high-profile IT projects, including the Ministry of Justice and Post Office Limited
  • We have acted for numerous clients in relation to the procurement of network services and communications services, often spanning complex and diverse locations

The IT services and consulting sector can be complex to navigate. As more and more businesses begin to capitalise on emerging technologies, it’s important to get the right legal support in place to manage risks and seize opportunities. Our tech lawyers are here to help protect your business and help you succeed. 

Offering sector-specific advice tailored to each client’s unique situation, our lawyers have a deep understanding of the commercial and technological issues that underpin the legalities of IT. By relying on our lawyers to help you through all stages of your business' needs, you can rest assured that your business will have all the tools it needs to thrive.

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Our transatlantic team of tech-focused lawyers have represented consumers and providers of IT solutions in the EU, US and UK. With a background in fintech and artificial intelligence, we are able to help clients navigate regulatory matters and jurisdictions including, CFPB, OCC, FTC, FINRA and SEC.

Areas of IT services and consulting

Our team of legal tech consultants offer clients innovative, success-focused solutions across a variety of pioneering technologies including:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cloud computing
  • Communication and networking systems
  • Internet technologies
  • Computer architecture
  • Data storage systems fields.

Our IT and consulting law services

Our tech-focused lawyers are here to guide clients through a myriad of legal issues within the IT services and consulting sector. We offer a variety of services to provide practical, effective advice inline with budget, time constraints and business needs, including:

  • Advising on data protection and information security
  • Helping to negotiate licensing partnerships and project agreements
  • Guiding clients through regulatory compliance guidelines and issues
  • Helping to structure contractor and vendor security agreements
  • Assisting with writing licensing patents in a variety of technologies 
  • Advising on a variety of outsourcing and strategic procurements
  • Representing clients in technology disputes and litigation cases.

We understand that businesses in the IT sector operate within a fast-evolving, influential space - which is why our team is here to provide straightforward advice at every stage to help your business succeed. If you need legal support with any IT services and consulting issues, get in touch with our team of tech-focused lawyers today to find out how we can help you.

In need of an IT and consulting lawyer? Look no further.
At Womble Bond Dickinson we have an exceptional team of talented lawyers and business professionals who can offer guidance and find the solutions right for your business. We have both broad and niche expertise across all our UK and US offices.

Examples of our work and how we’ve helped companies of all sizes with a wide range of challenges.

  • Obtained a $26.3 million compensatory damages jury verdict (trebled to over $79 million)  arising from fraud, breach of a licensing agreement and unfair trade practices against a UK software company [SAS Institute Inc. v. World Programming Ltd. (U.S.D.C., E.D.N.C.)]
  • Successfully defended a medical equipment manufacturer in a patent infringement action involving multiple patents relating to digitized medical images 
  • Represented Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services in its acquisition of Reddwerks Corporation, a warehouse execution software provider
  • Litigated copyright infringement matter related to business administration/supply chain software developed by major apparel manufacturer 
  • Routinely defend and bring claims against software companies in software licensing  and software development and integration disputes
  • Represented a major software company in consumer class actions alleging monopolization of the market
  • Represented numerous companies in multiple trade secrets misappropriation cases involving proprietary software
  • Counsel numerous Fortune 500 companies regarding European and Canadian data compliance for software services offerings
  • Advised Atom Bank in the UK, a challenger bank deploying the first "all digital" business model of any UK bank, from inception to launch covering funding, commercial and regulatory matters
  • Acted for numerous well-known businesses on complex outsourcings of IT functions and support services
  • We have extensive experience advising on the procurement of cloud-based solutions, from relatively small-scale SaaS products through to global outsourced investment platforms
  • Advised global financial institutions on GDPR compliance
  • We have acted for numerous clients in relation to the procurement of network services and communications services, often spanning complex and diverse locations.