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Technology Law

Technology is playing an ever-increasing role in businesses. As we become more reliant on it for our commercial needs, it is also crucial to be aware of its risks and any steps that need to be taken to protect your ownership, usability and liability rights.

If technology is a key part of your business, you are likely to need advice from solicitors who are aware of the unique tech related issues that arise in practice.

At Rotheras we recognise that technology is fast paced, so we advise our tech industry clients on all aspects of technology law, providing pragmatic solutions whatever your IT issues to protect your business interests and maximise the value of your technology.

Why use Rotheras for Technology Law?

We work with both suppliers and customers as well as designers, IT service providers, digital marketers and engineers.

We will be honest and transparent about costs and timescales from your initial enquiry with us.

We can draft or negotiate on various development agreements and contracts.

Where appropriate our team will work with our dispute resolution department to provide advice if you find yourself involved in a dispute regarding your technology projects and contracts.

We can help you with:

  • IT agreements
  • Service level agreements
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Website terms and conditions
  • Web hosting agreements
  • Software development agreements
  • Software licences
  • Content Management System licences
  • End user licence agreements
  • Telecommunications
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Technology law dispute resolution
  • Software as a service (SaaS)
  • Sale and acquisition of online businesses

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Billy Shaw

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Billy Shaw
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Posted 06/02/2020

Chris Powell at Rotheras was recommended to us by a trusted associate within the Transport Industry; without doubt we wouldn’t have had the excellent outcome we did without his and his team’s involvement. The level of professionalism, expert advice and assistance was faultless; we felt reassured and well informed throughout the whole process. It was a pleasure to do business with him and would highly recommend his services!

Julian Brindley - John Brindley Ltd

Posted 08/12/2020

The team at Rotheras, and Mr Powell in particular, have provided us with an outstanding service. We are extremely grateful for the help and support they gave us in dealing with issues relating to our transport operations and our goods vehicle operators licence. Mr Powell was professional, knowledgable, efficient and effective. He quickly understood our business and the problem we had. He responded with sensible advice and acted quickly on our behalf to resolve the matter. I cannot thank him enough for his help and I would recommend Mr Powell, and the Rotheras team, without hesitation. I am extremely grateful for the help they gave us.

Richard Hitchcock - Hitchcock & King

Posted 08/12/2020

I would highly recommend James Briggs, solicitor at Rotheras. He has been extremely helpful, patient and thorough whilst helping me with affairs following the death of my husband. Even during lockdown (covid) he maintained communication and kept me informed of what was happening. He successfully achieved the outcome I needed and I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Yvonne Gold

Posted 09/30/2020

We are in the middle of launching our own packaging agency and contacted Rotheras for some professional legal advice with regards to contracts. After an initial call with Billy, he made it clear what we needed and asked plenty of questions to understand what it was we needed. He was very responsive to our questions, whether it be over the phone or via emails and made the process really simple. We had little experience in this area so it was fantastic to work with Billy, who explained everything concisely. We were also really pleased with the quick turnaround and great value offered. Would thoroughly recommend working with Rotheras.

Tom Burden, Director of Rightbox Ltd

Posted 09/30/2020

Billy understood our requirement from the get go and really nailed down on what we needed in our commercial agency agreement. Billy kept us informed every step of the way and showed great professionalism. We would recommend his services to any start-up business who is in need of legal advice and guidance with commercial contracts.

Axl Barber, Sales Director of Rightbox Ltd

Posted 02/11/2021

I was extremely pleased with the service that Kerry provided in order to sell my mothers house. Good, prompt communication and all questions dealt with or answered as requested. Consequently I would recommend yours services to others.

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Jason Waghorne

Jason Waghorne

j.waghorne@rotheras.co.uk

Jason specialises in all aspects of commercial law including company and business sales and purchases, commercial contracts, company secretarial, partnerships, shareholder rights and much more.

Billy Shaw

Billy Shaw

b.shaw@rotheras.co.uk

Billy advises businesses on a range of commercial and corporate issues and is happy to assist you with buying or selling businesses, corporate mergers and shareholder agreements

Millie Moreton

Millie Moreton

m.moreton@rotheras.co.uk

Millie Moreton is a paralegal in Rotheras commercial and dispute resolution departments and is based at our Lace Market office.

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