Fieldfisher

Information Technology Department

North West
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What the team is known for Expertise across the full span of IT work, including cutting-edge areas such as AI and facial recognition. Regularly receives complex and international instructions for technology transactions and associated data privacy compliance. Advises large corporate customers and innovative suppliers.

Strengths A client says: "Absolute experts in their fields, particularly in privacy. They are commercially minded and their advice is practical, applicable and a huge source of reassurance and comfort."

Another client adds: "Supportive, dedicated and knowledgeable, they treat us like their number one customer."

"The team is very progressive and accessible," a client reports.

Work highlights Advised the Co-operative Group on the renegotiation of a multi-year deal for UK-wide support and maintenance for all hardware, tills, self-service checkouts and other crucial equipment in its retail outlets and distribution centres.

Notable practitioners


Liam Corrigan
advises customers on the negotiation and implementation of IT systems and service arrangements. He also helps specialised tech companies license their products to customers.
"Liam provides very clear, focused advice that can be shared with non-lawyer colleagues in an easily understandable form without any additional explanation from me."


Rob Sheldon
advises on procurement and outsourcing agreements of all kinds, and is particularly commended for his knowledge of SaaS agreements and data privacy compliance.
"Rob is excellent at the technical side and he goes above and beyond for us."