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Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Information Technology

1 ranked lawyersBand 2MidlandsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Remains a leading choice for clients on an array of IT matters, including cloud computing, outsourcing and data privacy. Also regularly sought after for its ability to handle high-stakes contentious matters regarding software licensing. Works for an impressive roster of clients, ranging from start-ups to FTSE 100 companies in a variety of sectors from financial services to retail. Frequently acts for public sector organisations across the UK, such as local authorities and housing associations.

Strengths

"An exceptional team which is very tech-savvy," comments a source.

Work highlights

Advised Xoserve on its selection of a vendor as its managed security provider, as well as drafting the contract for the appointment.

Notable practitioners

Patrick Arben is recommended for all manner of software licensing and the attendant data protection implications. He is also a seasoned litigator of contract disputes..
"Exceptional - he is very commercially astute."

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Information Technology


Patrick C Arben
Band 2