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DLA Piper LLP

Information Technology

3 ranked lawyersBand 1London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

A deep bench of specialised lawyers able to perform strongly on a wide range of matters, including gaming, cloud computing and the IT implications of M&A transactions. A network of global offices ensures the team is able to handle significant cross-border matters, and it is well placed to assist start-ups and early-stage companies with their growth strategies. Also accomplished at helping established companies make technology-related efficiency gains.

Strengths

Sources highlight the firm's "commercial and business-oriented approach," as well as its "consistently strong and reliable execution."

Market observers recognise its "huge bench strength."

Work highlights

Acted for a group of major UK mobile operators on a large-scale and high-profile project to improve 4G coverage in rural areas of the country.

Notable practitioners

Kit Burden advises tech giants and their multinational customers on the implementation of transformational projects. Many of his instructions concern complex procurement processes with multiple bidders for various bundles within any given project.
"Top of the game.""Kit has a highly commercial and business-orientated approach, quickly identifying the key issues and understanding where he and his team can add greatest value."

Mark O'Conor is a noted authority on cloud solutions and associated regulation, and is frequently instructed by financial institutions on complex sourcing projects.

Richard Bonnar is one of the UK's foremost government and public sector IT procurement specialists.
"A great practitioner. He's always pragmatic and good to have on the other side. He brings perspective."

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Information Technology Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Information Technology


Mark O'Conor
Band 3
Richard Bonnar
Band 4