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Technology is the engine which drives modern business on so technology companies play a vital role in growing today's economy.

When it comes to legal support, they need to have advisers as forward-thinking and innovative as they are.Dynamo Member Logo1

Ward Hadaway has supported, encouraged and assisted technology companies of all kinds and all sizes for over 25 years.

Not only do we possess leading-edge expertise in areas such as intellectual property, trade marks, technology transfer and data protection, we also play an active part in the sector, taking up roles on a range of advisory boards, trade associations and support agencies.

We can help with everything from a major strategic cross-border acquisition for a multi-national tech giant to the first steps for a university spin-out company or ambitious start-up.

Our lawyers keep up to speed with latest developments in the sector so you won’t have to wait for us to play catch-up before we give you the benefit of our advice and expertise.

We have been at the forefront of advising on legal aspects of commercialising new technologies.

We help to support some of the most innovative e-commerce solutions in the country, not only on the Internet but also in relation to a range of mobile-based applications.

When it comes to data protection and privacy, we have some of the leading legal minds in the country on hand, helping to provide a truly integrated approach to issues in the sector.

We also have a long track record of advising on investments in technology-focused businesses by venture capitalists, private equity firms and business angels and have advised a number of hi-tech companies on successful IPOs.

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For more information on legal advice that keeps pace with the times, please get in touch.

Take a look at some of the corporate transactions we have advised on in this sector.

Independent Verdict

  • "[Ward Hadaway] provides key advice for IT and telecoms clients from the private and public sectors, ranging from IT suppliers and developers to international companies in Germany and the UK, across a number of jurisdictions."

    Chambers & Partners

  • "High quality advice to suppliers and customers in the private and public sectors. Also noted for expertise in data privacy law and its commercial implications."

    Chambers & Partners

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Government presses on with its Apprenticeship Levy plans

posted: October, 2016

In line with its commitment to implement new apprenticeship arrangements from next May, a raft of documentation was published on 25 October 2016 on GOV.UK. Publications from the Department for Education (DfE) and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) set out in considerable detail how levy and apprenticeship training will interact as the Government looks to drive up both quality and quantity in apprenticeships.

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