What we do: Commercial technology solicitors
We understand the commercial issues involved in tech depend on the software and services involved, which is why we endeavour to understand your niche and its implications. Whether you are a crowdfunded start-up, unicorn or large multi-national, our dedicated team of technology specialists are adept at acting for you and your IT legal needs.
We recognise that development in IT is rapid, so circumstances and projects can change quickly. Our IT lawyers possess the expertise and resources to anticipate and to react to your needs and can offer you cost-effective advice on a variety of issues, including:
- Data protection & privacy law
- Distance selling regulations
- IT contracts and agreements
- Software licensing
We can also help with the drafting and reviewing of:
- Affiliate agreements
- Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
- Escrow agreements
- Heads of terms/memoranda of understanding
- Privacy policies
- Software and hardware development agreements
- Terms of business
- Website audits, hosting, development and terms agreements
Who we help: Technology companies
We work with software companies, ISPs and leading international tech companies. We advise on protecting and commercialising technology innovations and taking action against online and offline infringements around the world.
Our technology team spans several legal practice areas, so whatever legal advice you need, we have a solicitor with experience advising technology businesses, able to deal with your needs quickly and cost-effectively.
Why choose our technology solicitors?
Our technology law team is made up of industry specialists who collectively possess the experience and knowledge to take on even the most complex technology issues.
Our team are experienced in technology matters for a range of related industries that often intersect with IT legal advice, including the areas of:
Find out about our technology law solicitors here:
IP & Commercial Technology Partner
Before joining us Rob worked for Santander bank as an IP/brand management lawyer and also at Shakespeare Martineau.View profile
Data protection and privacy solicitor
With a wealth of expertise in privacy, data protection, GDPR and cyber-security law, Clive’s distinguished legal career spans three decades in private practice and the public sector.View profile
As a previous partner at DLA Piper, Sarah comes with a rich pedigree in providing expert commercial services for her clients.View profile
IP, Commercial & Technology Associate Solicitor
Ed joins our commercial team and specialises in IT, IP and general technology related contracts, but can also advise on a range of commercial matters.View profile
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 £99 per hour.
A monthly subscription legal support package specifically designed for start-ups and smaller businesses.
For businesses requiring 60+ hours of support a year, with prices equivalent to £99 per hour.
Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.
What our clients say
We pride ourselves on delivering an excellent service for clients, but don’t just take our word for it.
Harper James proved to be a great partner during our recent business transaction. The key benefit was having access to a very knowledgeable and capable resource who also understood the wider business impact.
Twipes really felt as though we were being treated personally, rather than just customers: that is the great Harper James Experience.
Very proactive and led us through the process well.
9/10 Great communication and speed
For us, the support of Harper James Solicitors has been a gift. The collaboration we have had has been of tremendous importance. The service has been superb value for money.