Technology & Media
Our Technology & Media lawyers have deep and longstanding expertise in their sectors. Their work has been dedicated to this area of specialism throughout their careers with each partner in the team having more than fifteen years experience or more as Technology & Media legal specialists. Not only has their experience as lawyers been dedicated and specialist, Irfan Baluch, one of the partners in the team also took an engineering degree and worked as a software programmer prior to taking on a role in the law.
Our Technology & Media team continue to receive real recognition from the legal directory Chambers and Partners as specialists in their field. The team is ranked on the top tier for Information Technology and Intellectual Property in Kent. Irfan Baluch and Pete Kenyon are both ranked as leaders in their field in these sectors and praised for “inspiring confidence”, “commercially astute lawyers” and for their “plain speaking and their straightforward advice.”
The Technology & Media team's lawyers routinely advise on structuring the protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights and technology and advise on technology specific commercial arrangements for procurement, outsourcing, research and development collaborations, e-commerce and engaging in acquisitions and disposals of technology companies.
Our clients range from early stage start-ups to large corporates, with a multi-national presence and everything in between. We have particular strength and depth in advising on all commercial aspects relating to software – see information technology