Tech Transactions

New technology is disrupting traditional business models and transforming organisations at an ever-increasing pace. 

Whether you're a technology vendor navigating this fast changing, multi-layer and multi-player environment, or a technology user with increasingly complex and business-critical sourcing requirements, our international Tech Transactions practice can help.

You'll benefit from our many decades of experience across every kind of technology deal including: technology transfers, strategic alliances and joint ventures; large scale IT and network projects, technology and BPO outsourcing; system implementations, and major cloud and IoT deals; and complex software licensing arrangements and contracts for the implementation of services and solutions based on new cutting-edge and disruptive technologies, such as 5G, blockchain, robotic process automation and artificial intelligence. 

Is tech at the heart of your next big deal? Our also plays a key role in Tech M&A deals by bringing a deep understanding of the underlying technology and IP that is being acquired, providing expertise in due diligence and risk assessment exercises, as well as experience in transitional services agreements and technology separation arrangements in support of the implementation of corporate deals. 

Working as an integrated global team, we can provide your business with unrivalled support on cross-border technology transactions.

Our lawyers also have extensive experience of supporting the implementation and in-life management of technology projects as well as the renegotiation of distressed projects. As a result, we are uniquely placed to provide you with an end-to-end service and support you through all stages of a technology project.

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Women in Tech: At the forefront of innovation - Key takeaways from Dr. Sonja Stuchtey, The Landbanking Group

Apr 12 2024

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Women in Tech: At the forefront of innovation - Key takeaways from Emma Sinclair MBE, EnterpriseAlumni

Mar 27 2024

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Women in Tech: At the forefront of innovation - Key takeaways from Nancy Gleason, New York University Abu Dhabi

Mar 18 2024

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Long considered to be at the summit of commercial law as applied to science and technology. Highly recommended for digital transformation and the implementation of ambitious technology infrastructure projects.

Chambers UK 2021, Information Technology, Band 1

Recognised in the market for significant strength in handling technology-related commercial transactions. Also acts for an impressive client list across a wide range of mandates including collaboration agreements, supply chain contracts and advertising matters.

Chambers UK 2022, Commercial Contracts

Housing one of the market's leading IT practices, Bird & Bird's multi-disciplinary approach makes it a popular choice for French tech user companies and international providers. Present on major digital transformation projects, the department is well versed in providing advice in relation to outsourcing services, systems integration, cloud computing solutions and artificial intelligence.

Legal 500 EMEA 2021, France: IT & Internet, Tier 1

Bird & Bird LLP's strength lies in its wide-ranging network…the group is particularly active in the technology and communication, retail and consumer as well finance and services areas and advises on business process outsourcing with a specific focus on digital business models that use cloud computing, big data and internet of things.

Legal 500 EMEA 2021, Germany: IT & Outsourcing, Tier 1

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