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Technology lawyers

It’s virtually impossible to overstate the scale and pace of technologically-driven change, or to exaggerate the importance of working with lawyers who can help you stay one step ahead of the accompanying risks and challenges. At CMS, our brilliant Technology specialists have led the way in tech law since the earliest days of the internet. Or even before…

Today technology crosses traditional sector lines. So to ensure your commercial interests are at the heart of every decision, choose lawyers who understand the intricacies of technology. Our award-winning team advise on disputes, corporate, IP, commercial, data privacy and security, employment and tax.

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Chris Watson
Part­ner
Head of the CMS TMC Group
United Kingdom, London
Chris Watson is Head of the CMS Technology, Media and Communications Group. In this position, he leads an international team of over 100 lawyersHe focuses on international commercial matters in the...
Tom Scourfield
Tom Scourfield
Part­ner
Co-Head of the international IP Group and UK Chair of the Consumer Products Sector Group
Poland, Warsaw
United Kingdom, London
Tom Scourfield is Co-Head of the international IP Group at CMS and UK Chair of the Consumer Products Sector Group. He is a Solicitor Advocate (England and Wales), with an Irish solicitors...
Helen Johnson
Helen Johnson
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Helen Johnson advises on a wide range of corporate transactions. She advises on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, IPOs, secondary fundraisings, public takeovers and private equity work,...
Duncan Turner
Duncan Turner
Part­ner
United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Duncan is a partner in the Technology Media and Telecommunications Team at CMS Edinburgh.  Duncan specialises in information technology, intellectual property, data protection and commercial ...
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Emma Burnett
Part­ner
Head of Data Protection
United Kingdom, London
Emma Burnett is a partner in the Commercial Team and her practice focuses on data protection, technology and outsourcing. She regularly advises high profile international clients on her core...
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John Armstrong
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
John Armstrong is a partner in the Technology Team at CMS UK. His practice focuses on IT and outsourcing transactions in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors and on complex...
Sam De Silva
Dr Sam De Silva
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Dr Sam De Silva is a Partner in the IT and Outsourcing team. Sam specialises in strategic and complex IT and telecommunication projects including all forms of cloud computing (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS),...
John Enser
John Enser
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
John provides commercial, regulatory and copyright law advice to clients across the Technology, Media and Communications sector, in particular, those offering music and audio-visual content via...
Louis Glass
Louis Glass
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Louis is co-head of technology for our Corporate Group.  He's a generalist corporate lawyer with specialist expertise in technology, internet, e-commerce and telecoms transactions. Louis advises on a ...
Selina Potter
Selina Potter
Part­ner
Head of Broadcasting
United Kingdom, London
Selina has been a leading lawyer in the UK media sector for over 20 years. She provides commercial advice to broadcasters and other audio-visual distributors on all aspects of their business. This...