Businesses across all sectors need to protect their information, intellectual property and systems from an increasing number of threats against a backdrop of more stringent regulation.
We can provide the necessary legal services to help you capitalise on the significant opportunities for those serving the cybersecurity sector.
Whether you are providing cyber services, developing innovative software, utilising artificial intelligence or researching and creating new technologies, we can support you as you take advantage of this ever-changing environment.
Our technology team has been at the forefront of the advance of cyber and has the expertise to offer full service support to cybersecurity providers, throughout the lifecycle of your business, including:
Corporate structuring, investment and transactions
Devising and negotiating commercial agreements
Intellectual Property and brand protection
We will ensure necessary IP protection is in place to protect and maximise the value of your business, including software licensing and negotiating with larger contractors.
Our team are well respected experts in the industry, playing critical roles within organisations such as techUK to advise on policy issues. Members of the team regularly produce thought leadership material, including on outsourcing and operational resilience.
If you have any questions about your cybersecurity software, or you are having difficulties navigating the regulatory landscape, please get in touch.
Meet the team
Fiona Edmond and Mark Smith write for Property Week on data centres as an infrastructure asset class
The complexity of operational issues is something those new to the sector may not anticipate and interest is likely to increase.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises discoverIE on its acquisition of Antenova
discoverIE is a leading international designer, manufacturer and supplier of customised electronics to industry.
Gareth Mills writes for Lexology Getting The Deal Through on technology disputes in Bahrain
The most common disputes occur following perceived or actual failures to deliver required technology services an lack of clarity.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Acora on acquisition of Westgate IT
Westgate IT specialises in providing IT support to businesses in the South West.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Appital Ltd on £2.5m Investment led by Frontline Ventures
Appital is an Equity Capital Marketplace which aims to bring innovation to Equity Capital Markets.
Mark Hill writes for In-House Community Magazine on solutions templating, a new priority for in-house legal teams
Removing the burden from legal teams, contract managers and administrators.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Metier on US$39m investment into Africa Mobile Networks
AMN builds, owns, operates and maintains mobile network infrastructure in Africa.
The regulation of big tech: a changing tide?
Sonia takes a look at the two main areas where the UK is increasing the regulation of Big Tech in 2021
Top 7 Data Protection Tips for Employers
Here are our top 7 data protection tips for employers.
There has been an increase in online phising attacks over the past year - but why?
Charles Russell Speechlys advises IFS on acquisition of Axios Systems
Axios Systems PLC is a global provider of cloud-based Enterprise Service Management (ESM) software.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Apollo Aerospace Components on acquisition of NYK Component Solutions
Apollo is an aerospace and defence supplier.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises shareholders of Modern Networks on sale to Horizon Capital
Modern Networks is a leading provider of IT support, broadband and telecoms managed services to the UK’s commercial property sector.
CIS General Insurance Limited v IBM United Kingdom Limited - An analysis
Slow and chaotic – lessons from a digital transformation disaster in CIS General Insurance Limited v IBM United Kingdom Limited.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Content+Cloud on acquisition of Sipcom
The acquisition establishes Content+Cloud as a global service provider to UK businesses.
Michael Powner quoted by Bloomberg, PA Media and People Management on the Supreme Court's ruling on the employment status of Uber drivers
The Supreme Court unanimously found that Uber drivers are workers under UK law.
Tech Connect Newsletter - February 2021
Welcome to the February edition of our Tech Connect Newsletter.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises the founders of The People Development Team (PDT Global) on sale to LTG plc
The People Development Team is a leading provider of online diversity and inclusion training and consultancy services.
The Tech Entrepreneur’s Journey – Private Equity Buyouts
The third in a series of articles mapping out The Tech Entrepreneur’s Journey , this time exploring private equity buyouts.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises the owners of Safeonline LLP on its sale to Howden Broking Group Limited
Safeonline LLP has a proprietary insurtech platform, iQ, which will offer the capability to provide cyber insurance capability.