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DLA Piper LLP

Information Technology

3 ranked lawyersBand 1YorkshireUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent practice with particular expertise in complex deals for large consumers of IT and government organisations. Provides national and international coverage to clients across a range of matters, including software development, outsourcing and procurement. Also recommended for IT disputes. Fields a specialist privacy and cybersecurity team providing support to international data protection and privacy projects

Strengths

A client finds the team's services "very consistent and reliable."

The team has "great reserves of experience and strength in depth," according to a source.

"They gave us good, pragmatic advice and managed to improve our position greatly in a number of areas," a client reports.

Work highlights

Advising the Department for Work and Pensions on the procurement of an organisation-wide enterprise resource planning system and a programme of digital transformation.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Dyson leads the firm's national cyber and data privacy practice, and advises corporate and public sector clients on major technology procurement and infrastructure projects.
"An extremely good technical lawyer." "Very knowledgeable, commercial and pragmatic."

Mark Vipan is well known for his work on behalf of public sector and NHS organisations, and in particular his mastery of healthcare ICT.
"He's proactive in solving problems." "He was ableto distil a huge amount of information down to the heart of the matter and think outside the box in finding a solution."

Simon Kenyon leads the firm's UK technology disputes practice. He acts for customers and suppliers, and is relied on for his expert marshalling of complex cases by partners in the firm's London and regional offices.

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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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Yorkshire

Information Technology


Andrew Dyson
Band 1
Simon Kenyon
Band 2