Commercially focused, solution-driven advice

Our specialist team provides a full service in relation to information and communications technology, working with clients in both the public and private sector in Scotland and beyond on projects of all sizes.

We advise on a wide range of transactions from individual software licensing arrangements to major IT and communications infrastructure projects.

Clients include hardware suppliers, software developers and providers of IT, ICT and telecoms solutions, as well as solution purchasers and service recipients.

Domestic and international ICT legal advice

We have advised at governmental level on some of the largest telecoms network and IT infrastructure contracts tendered in Scotland in recent years.

Our information and communications technology lawyers also have extensive experience advising on data management matters in the context of large-scale ICT projects, on both a national and international level.

This work has included addressing disaster recovery, business continuity and co-location arrangements.

We offer a high quality, high value service with commercially focused, solution driven advice that ensures you achieve your goals.

We advised on all aspects of the procurement of the high-profile roll-out of next generation broadband across the Highland and Islands of Scotland.

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Our areas of work:

  • Dispute resolution
  • Mainstream IT contracts (development licensing and maintenance and support)
  • Outsourcing
  • Sports broadcasting and distribution
  • Public sector IT and telecoms contracts
  • University spin outs and start ups

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