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Deloitte Legal

Information Technology

3 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recently relocated and long-celebrated specialist technology practice noted for handling the most technically demanding technology disputes and transactions. Assists emerging tech companies with the legal aspects of product development, service providers with contract reviews and renegotiations and major corporates with the procurement of the latest systems. Following its integration within Deloitte Legal, benefits from international resources and a substantial base of high-profile corporate and technology sector clients.

Strengths

Clients say: "They're very commercial, they give very good, practical advice and they're very good at keeping in touch and understanding the business and its drivers."

"They're easy to work with and personable, very commercial and willing to go above and beyond," a client reports.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Joint works at the frontier of developments in IT and advises companies large and small on the commercialisation of their technology. He also advises corporate customers on software outsourcing and implementation.
"He can deliver a quick and pragmatic solution, as he gets to the point and sticks to it.""If I see Andrew Joint on the other side, I know it'll be a very mature conversation with a lawyer who knows the technology."

Paul Hinton is recommended for software and data licensing and the implementation of trading platforms.
"Paul Hinton is very good at making sure he has all the necessary information, and he is proactive about clients' needs and making sure they get what they need."

Paul O'Hare leads the technology outsourcing practice, advising on transactions of all kinds, and is particularly active across the consumer goods retail and professional and financial services sectors.
"When I go to Paul, he'll add or introduce something that I wouldn't otherwise have thought of, and he's a solution-finder for unusual or complex situations.""He's pleasant and he knows his stuff."

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Information Technology


Andrew Joint
Band 4
Paul Hinton
Band 5
Paul O'Hare
Band 6