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Technology Disputes

With any technology project in distress, early dispute resolution input at the first sign of trouble is crucial. This requires sector-specific expertise.

Our team of technology dispute resolution specialists know the market, and understand the technical and commercial issues that drive it, so we can focus on the issues at hand straight away rather than play catch up.

For clients, this means they receive comprehensive support from lawyers who are truly in-the-know and can anticipate change. These factors can make all the difference in a dispute.

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 software issues.
  • 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.