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Chapman Tripp

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)

1 ranked lawyersBand 1New ZealandAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly respected practice, operating across the TMT landscape and particularly well versed in issues pertaining to ICT projects, including telecoms regulatory advice and network infrastructure agreements. Considerable experience advising large corporations and government departments on technology procurements and contractual arrangements. Acts for many leading media and technology companies in both the New Zealand and Australian markets. Handles complex matters ranging from licensing agreements to workflow automation.

Strengths

A client who praises the team for "excellent service" in the handling of some "very complex work" adds: "We can't fault them."

Work highlights

Advised Microsoft on a range of matters of strategic significance to its operations in both New Zealand and Australia, including licensing arrangements with a variety of public and private sector bodies and regulatory issues concerning cloud services engagements.

Notable practitioners

Tim Sherman heads the practice, winning praise from interviewees as a "good operator" and a "very safe and reliable pair of hands." His practice area expertise extends across a broad range of issues, including ICT project, procurement and data protection concerns.

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Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)


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