Linklaters

TMT Department

Europe-wide
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What the team is known for Strong teams in London and Brussels advising major IT companies on a range of transactional and regulatory issues. Acts for clients on data retention, transfer solutions and roll-outs of new tech products. Frequently acts on matters involving innovative technology, such as cloud solutions, data lakes and digital currencies. Clients further benefit from its strong pan-European data protection offering.

Strengths"A great firm," enthuses a source, going on to say: "I always find them very practical, super responsive, and that they understand the matters to a very deep level."

Work highlights Advised Dialog Semiconductor on a USD600 million transaction concerning the licensing of its power management chip technology and the transfer of other assets to Apple.

Notable practitioners

London-based Richard Cumbley is the firm's global head of TMT/IP. Tanguy Van Overstraeten is the firm's global head of privacy and data protection and heads the Belgian TMT practice from Brussels.