Technology businesses are pivotal to the growth of the economy and are a key area of interest for Greenwoods GRM.


Technology businesses are pivotal to the growth of the economy and are a key business area for Greenwoods GRM

Specialist legal advice for the tech sector

Tech sector clients are entrepreneurial, fast-growing and innovative. Our aim is to be their trusted long-term advisor who understands their objectives and can assist with all their legal needs. We focus closely on understanding our clients’ business and concerns and helping them develop and protect their interests both domestically and internationally.

Our Tech Sector Team advise companies, entrepreneurs and investors on all their legal needs from start-up to exit  including the following:

  • IP protection (brands, copyright, designs, patents and trademarks)
  • Company formation and shareholder arrangements
  • Equity investment and funding rounds
  • Data protection and privacy law including the regulatory framework of GDPR, marketing and electronic communications and security breaches
  • Employment agreements and all aspects of employee relations
  • R&D and other project agreements
  • University spin-outs
  • Share options and incentives
  • Mergers, acquisitions, company sales, joint ventures, management buy outs and restructuring
  • Digital media and e-commerce
  • Outsourcing arrangements
  • Systems integration
  • Crowdfunding
  • Immigration and visas
  • Procurement
  • Contract and shareholder disputes
  • License agreements
  • Software agreements
  • International product and service distribution.


The Legal 500 commends us for our advice relevant to the sector including:

The team ‘actively takes the legal lead, putting forward firm professional positions that clients can use’.” (2018)

Corporate partner David Woods ‘provides good advice that is fit for purpose, as well as quick turnaround times’.” (2018)





Jonathan Reardon


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