Why choose our Technology Disputes lawyers?
Our team stands out in the market because of our capacity to
advise on all kinds of technology disputes. We commonly advise on issues such
as injunctive relief, termination, contractual dispute resolution strategies,
scope redefinition, insolvency and re-procurement obligations.
Data security has become a huge issue in the tech sector,
and our clients benefit from leading expertise in data disputes, combining
elements of traditional IP, technology and contentious advisory work.
We also provide clients with cutting-edge tools to help them
manage major technology-related issues and risks, including data breaches for
which we offer our Fieldfisher
Data Breach Manager service.
We know that for clients, disputes are a last resort. This
is why we promote the use of alternative dispute resolution techniques, in
particular mediation. If a dispute does escalate, we have substantial expertise
in all types of dispute resolution procedures, including litigation in the High
Court, arbitration, adjudication and expert determination.
We aim to identify a cost estimate and agree a strategy at
the outset of a dispute, to ensure we remain focused on the commercial
Notable deals and highlights
- We acted for a worldwide company
specialising in IT consultancy and support services, in its multi-million
pound dispute with a supplier arising from the termination of a major
project supporting the BBC's DNI project.
- We advised an international telecoms
company in its defence of a claim brought by an operating partner
involving services in multiple jurisdictions in EMEA and the Americas. The
dispute involved complex accounting, jurisdictional, tax, insolvency and
- We advised a corporate consortium on
various issues arising from the implementation of a transport ticketing
system, including complex issues arising from software implementation, IPR
exchange and shareholder obligations under both lead and sub contracts.
- We acted for a software customer in a
complex dispute with its supplier about Oracle licence support for a
customer information system.
- We acted for a prominent broadcasting
client in its dispute with a supplier about the development of a new
version of our client's satellite television platform. The dispute
also included overseas third party set-box manufacturers. We helped
our client to secure coordinated settlements with supplier and the
overseas set-box manufacturers.
Fieldfisher Data Breach Manager
Fieldfisher's 24/7 Data Breach Manager service helps organisations manage their data breach compliance obligations by ensuring they have greater capacity to meet the 72-hour window mandated by the relevant supervisory authorities for the initial data breach assessment and reporting to regulators.
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