We have created a team of world class technology lawyers so that global leaders and market disruptors, their investors, customers and insurers seek out our deep technology and communications expertise and experience.
“We started working with DWF about six months ago. I’ve been very impressed with the way they have rolled up their sleeves and invested time in getting to know our business and how we work. Our business isn’t easy to understand but DWF have shown commitment and tenacity in ensuring a good grasp of our industry as well as Expedia, from junior associate upwards.”– Expedia, Inc
With offices across the UK and Ireland, Germany, Dubai and Brussels and a network of specialists in other jurisdictions, including the US, China and Tel Aviv, we provide the insight you need to scale and develop your business. We work right across the sector, advising global platforms, hardware and software innovators, aggregators, retailers and delivery specialists.
We advise some of the largest telecoms and communications providers in the world on infrastructure, commercial licensing and dispute management.
We have specialists in FinTech and crypto currencies, and work right across our other key sectors to provide specialist advice to those companies making significant technology investments.
We also provide data security and privacy and integrated crisis response services, meeting market needs in a way unmatched by other law firms.
We win many awards for innovation, often utilising the power of new technology ourselves. We use this technology to take away the day to day administration of co-ordinating and managing major projects with you. We also right size our specialist teams and insist on delivering the highest value to you.
The Court of Appeal has concluded that software supplied electronically and not on any tangible medium did not constitute "goods" within the meaning of the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.
On 6 March 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered an important judgement in case C-284/16, Slovak Republic v. Achmea. The CJEU declared invalid the investor-State dispute settlement ("ISDS") arbitration clause in the bilateral investment treaty between the Netherlands and Slovakia ("intra-EU BIT").
Civil Courts have a variety a tools at their disposal to ensure the recovery of stolen material, and recent case law has again confirmed that Judges will be ready and willing to assist parties recover their assets.
On 20 February 2018 new draft Regulations were put before Parliament which require data controllers to pay a fee to the ICO, unless an exemption applies. This article considers the proposed fee structure.
The English Court of Appeal has rejected a £34.5m warranty claim because the claimant party failed to comply with the procedural requirements specified in the share purchase agreement.
An overview of the new regulations relating to the activities of the virtual currency providers in Italy.
International legal business DWF has advised technology start-up Reconfigure.io on the investment in the business by Manchester-based cloud hosting business UKFast, which will see the software start-up enter its next phase of strategic growth.
International legal business DWF has advised software and communications company CloudCall Group plc on a successful fundraising of over £5million which will allow the company to accelerate and introduce new product development initiatives.