Information Technology

The speed of change in the technology sector in recent years has been extraordinary. Whether you use, develop, or provide technology it is more important than ever to obtain commercial legal advice.

With proven expertise in IT and with a team of leading IP/IT practitioners we offer clients guidance on all aspects of IT contracts including:

  • IT procurement
  • outsourcing
  • managed service arrangements
  • hardware purchases and sale
  • software development
  • software licensing
  • software and hardware support and maintenance
  • cloud computing (including software as a service)
  • software distribution / reseller arrangements
  • escrow agreements
  • domain name issues including disputes
  • encryption and cryptography issues
  • intellectual property issues of IT
  • website contracts including terms and conditions, privacy policies, cookie policies

We have also acted for a number of organisations, both multinational and UK based, in the areas of internet and intranet usage who have each had issues around unauthorised access to their systems and security incidents. We have excellent connections with leading IT forensic businesses to assist us in dealing with such matters as required.

The businesses and organisations we work with include the Scottish Government, Kames Capital plc, Johnston Press plc, Aperta Limited, the Dacoll Group, Vascutek Limited, IIZUKA Limited, Scottish Opera, W H Malcolm Limited, Johnstons of Elgin, Scottish Salmon Company and Equator (Scotland) Limited.

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