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Technology & innovation

Boyes Turner has built a nationally and internationally recognised specialism in the technology and innovation sector. This is built on the firm's roots as the top ranked technology law firm in the UK's 'silicon corridor'.

We work with a range of technology businesses through their life cycle, as well as businesses that work with, create or are empowered by technology. Our clients comprise fast growing early phase enterprises through the spectrum to public multinational household names. Our clients are located in the Thames Valley, London, the South East, the UK and beyond.

In addition to helping our clients with their UK operations we have extensive experience helping technology businesses expand and operate internationally using our extensive legal network. We were highly commended at the Law Society Excellence Awards 2017 for this service.

Boyes Turner’s technology team brings together experts from across the firm and we support business in this sector with all their legal requirements. The team comprises eight partners who are supported by a large number of solicitors and paralegals, which enables us to create bespoke client teams who can get to know your business. We commonly provide ongoing outsourced General Counsel services to clients, supporting their longer term objectives.

We are the only law firm to be top ranked for IT by Chambers and Partners (the leading independent legal directory) in the Thames Valley region that reaches from London down the M4 and stretches from Milton Keynes to Southampton. In 2017 we were shortlisted by the Legal 500 for national regional TMT firm of the year, having been identified as the leading firm in the Region.

Leveraging our knowledge

We understand the issues you face in the technology sector and our specialist team can leverage this knowledge to provide you with advice that helps you make the most of the opportunities that your sector offers. We can also support you as you tackle some of the challenges. We are there for the day-to-day as well as the strategic.

Innovation

Innovation doesn’t happen in a vacuum and is often produced as a result of partnerships, new supply chains or changing the terms of existing contracts. We can make sure that your relationships work, whether this is through setting up joint ventures or partnerships or drafting new supply contracts. We can act as quickly as you need – we understand time is of the essence.

Expansion

We can assist you by supporting your efforts to partner with others to maximise growth within your chosen area, and to implement your innovative business and growth strategies. If you chose to grow by acquisition our specialist corporate lawyers can help you.

As your business grows so will your need for office space. We can advise you on freehold acquisitions, disposals and relocations suitable for your requirements commercially or residentially.

Talent Management

We know that it is important that you attract and maintain a vibrant and diverse workforce. Our technology group comprises employment lawyers who can offer operational and strategic advice and assistance, including talent management, as well as other keys issues such as employee engagement and performance management.

Brand Protection

Regardless of the nature of your business we know that having a strong brand is central to your success. From counterfeiting of software through to cyber security concerns we can help you minimise the risk and take action when disaster happens. We can help you to protect your intellectual property in the most cost-effective way with our Brand Guardianship service.

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Employment Webinar: Mediation

05/11/2019 - Michael Farrier and Rebecca Attree, Founders and Mediators at Hexagon Mediation, invite you to join them for a webinar on How to Communicate Effectively at a Mediation when you are a party or an adviser to the process.

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Employment law in the care industry

13/11/2019 - In this seminar our Employment and Court of Protection lawyers will take you through the journey of employing a carer. Join Tom Pimenta and Jemma Garside for this breakfast seminar where they will give you an overview of the issues...

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Employment webinar: New IR35 Laws and how they will impact your business

12/12/2019 - IR35 tax laws are changing from April 2020. This will impact on the way in which businesses engage with consultants and third party service providers...

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award winning law firm

Boyes Turner are proud to have received the following awards and recognition.

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