Eversheds Sutherland

Information Technology Department

Yorkshire
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What the team is known for High-quality advice to household-name companies on the full span of IT matters. Wide range of expertise, with particularly thorough grounding in outsourcing, software development and systems implementation. Particular expertise in fintech and the use of technology in automotive manufacturing. Highly integrated into clients' teams, regularly providing secondments to high-profile, international clients.

Strengths A source says: "They are the main firm we use in this region and we are pleased with them. They have a good spread of experience."

"They really take an interest in our business and see our relationship as more than simply client and lawyer. Eversheds seem to really value diversity and that is important to us," a client reports.

Another client adds: "Really strong service – they will pull out all the stops and contribute both on a proactive and reactive basis."

Work highlights Represented EntServ UK in a contractual dispute, obtaining an urgent injunction to protect its sensitive and critical data against a threat of deletion.

Notable practitioners


James Hyde
leads the firm's international TMT dispute practice. He defends and pursues claims of breach of software licences and defective implementation.