Mills & Reeve LLP

Information Technology Department

East Anglia
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What the team is known for Excels in major outsourcing projects, as well as IT procurement matters. Advises both domestic and international technology suppliers, with a significant client following in Cambridge's tech hub. Particular expertise in technology in the healthcare sector.

Strengths A client says: "Their advice is pragmatic and they are very responsive. I feel like a valued client."

"Their lawyers are more than just legal advisers, they bring a level of commerciality and industry expertise which sets them apart," another reports.

"The key strength that makes my job easier is the level of knowledge and trust I have in the team," according to one source.

Work highlights Advised UK Research & Innovation on the procurement of a super computer for use by researchers and academics, and also managed services and user support arrangements.

Notable practitioners


Kevin Calder
advises growth-stage tech companies on the protection and commercialisation of their products. He also assists corporate and public sector customers with IT procurements of all kinds.
"He has great communication skills and gives very pragmatic advice."


Peter Wainman
acts for cutting-edge technology companies and is the lead partner in the firm's healthcare technology group. He also advises on all manner of data protection and cybersecurity issues.
"Strong commercial advice." "Highly professional, efficient and has gone above and beyond to assist us."


Sophie Burton-Jones
works closely with the firm's innovative tech sector clients, advising on all manner of contract construction, negotiation and data protection matters.
"I’ve learnt a lot from Sophie. She has helped me to become better at my job and at guiding my team."