Technology Law Alliance is a specialist law firm that operates exclusively in the field of IT law and contracts, including outsourcing, e-commerce and data protection work. The firm was founded in January 2003 with the aim of providing a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to the major City and regional law firms. Our clients appreciate the level of direct partner involvement that a genuine niche practice can give them, and the firm is now ranked as one of the leading specialist law firms by the main UK legal directories, The Legal 500 and Chambers.
The firm’s client list encompasses both supplier and customer organisations. On the supplier side, we advise the entire spectrum of IT businesses from start-ups through to Tier 1 global service providers. On the customer side, we provide advice on IT and outsourcing contracts to businesses in a wide range of sectors, including construction, asset management and financial services, insurance and automotive. We deal with every kind of IT contract, from simple software licences, to full IT outsourcing deals for data centre, storage, support or development services, through to broader business process outsourcing (BPO) contracts for functions like finance and administration, HR and payroll. The firm is often at the forefront of innovations in the technology sector, such as the movement to Software as a Service contracts, cloud computing and contracts for the development of mobile apps.
Most of our people have worked either as in-house lawyers or on long-term secondments with in-house legal teams. The firm has a reputation for giving practical advice, avoiding legal minutiae and point-scoring, and maintaining a friendly and collaborative negotiating style. Above all, we understand the importance to our clients of getting their contracts to signature, on time and within the legal budget.