Tech transactions

We have a multi-disciplinary Technology group which advises on the full spectrum of technology matters.

Our Tech Transactions Group provides a diverse array of clients with strategic, innovative and commercial advice on the full spectrum of corporate and commercial matters, including corporate/M&A transactions, commercial contracts / outsourcing, financing, disputes, competition issues, tax and all things “tech”. We offer a multi-national and multi-disciplinary capability informed by many years of working on complex tech matters involving both the technology sector and clients whose businesses rely on technology to help them exploit the commercial environment and deliver their corporate ambitions.

Our experience on technological transactions is broad. The clients we advise range from innovative start-ups looking to disrupt the market through to recognised global conglomerates looking to stay ahead of the competition, develop new products and markets, and become more efficient.

As a result we have seen every type of corporate and commercial deal and can help you through any issues you may face.

The relationships within our global network of market leading law firms and technology consultants ensure that we can provide the best coverage and support on any transaction, anywhere in the world.

Key experience


We advised Arm on the sale of a stake in Arm China to form a joint venture for Arm’s existing semiconductor technology IP business in China

OakNorth Bank

We advised OakNorth Bank, the leading Fintech in the UK, on its US$440 million equity raise led by SoftBank Vision Fund


We advised Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, on the UK CMA’s review of its US$15.7 billion acquisition of Tableau Software


We advised Alibaba on a series of M&A transactions, including its investment in China International Capital Corporation


We advised Sophos, the listed cybersecurity specialist, on a recommended cash offer by Surf Buyer, led by Thoma Bravo

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