What the team is known for
A top choice for international clients in the IT sector. Boasts an impressive network across Europe, with key offices in the UK, France and Italy for IT and media matters, and further strength in Belgium. Noted activity in M&A, outsourcing and disputes across Europe. Also assists with regulatory and litigious matters, as well as content deals across multiple jurisdictions. Further activity in advertising, broadcasting and gaming issues. Additionally acts for telecoms operators on regulatory and contractual matters, with particular strength in Italy and the UK.
One client remarks: "The DLA Piper team are responsive, pragmatic and have up-to-date knowledge of what is happening in the market."
Another client appreciates the "reliable and timely provided advice," further highlighting the team for being "flexible and open to understand clients’ needs."
London-based Nick Fitzpatrick and Kit Burden are co-chairs for this area, respectively heading the firm's global media, sport and entertainment practice, and technology practice.