• At Kemp Little, we are known for our ability to serve the very particular needs of a large but diverse technology client base. Our hands-on industry know-how makes us a good fit with many of the world's biggest technology and digital media businesses, yet means we are equally relevant to companies with a technology bias, in sectors such as professional services, financial services, retail, travel and healthcare.
  • Kemp Little specialises in the technology and digital media sectors and provides a range of legal services that are crucial to fast-moving, innovative businesses.Our blend of sector awareness, technical excellence and responsiveness, means we are regularly ranked as a leading firm by directories such as Legal 500, Chambers and PLC Which Lawyer. Our practice areas cover a wide range of legal issues and advice.
  • Our Commercial Technology team has established itself as one of the strongest in the UK. We are ranked in Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and PLC Which Lawyer, with four of our partners recommended.
  • Our team provides practical and commercial advice founded on years of experience and technical know-how to technology and digital media companies that need to be alert to the rules and regulations of competition law.
  • Our Corporate Practice has a reputation for delivering sound legal advice, backed up with extensive industry experience and credentials, to get the best results from technology and digital media transactions.
  • In the fast-changing world of employment law our clients need practical, commercial and cost-effective advice. They get this from our team of employment law professionals.
  • Our team of leading IP advisors deliver cost-effective, strategic and commercial advice to ensure that your IP assets are protected and leveraged to add real value to your business.
  • Our litigation practice advises on all aspects of dispute resolution, with a particular focus on ownership, exploitation and infringement of intellectual property rights and commercial disputes in the technology sector.
  • We have an industry-leading reputation for our outsourcing expertise. Our professionals deliver credible legal advice to providers and acquirers of IT and business process outsourcing (BPO) services.
  • We work alongside companies, many with disruptive technologies, that seek funding, as well as with the venture capital firms, institutional investors and corporate ventures that want to invest in exciting business opportunities.
  • Our regulatory specialists work alongside Kemp Little’s corporate and commercial professionals to help meet their compliance obligations.
  • With a service that is commercial and responsive to our clients’ needs, you will find our tax advice easy to understand, cost-effective and geared towards maximising your tax benefits.
  • At Kemp Little, we advise clients in diverse sectors where technology is fundamental to the ongoing success of their businesses.They include companies that provide technology as a service and businesses where the use of technology is key to their business model, enabling them to bring their product or service to market.
  • We bring our commercial understanding of digital business models, our legal expertise and our reputation for delivering high quality, cost-effective services to this dynamic sector.
  • Acting for market leaders and market changers within the media industry, we combine in-depth knowledge of the structural technology that underpins content delivery and the impact of digitisation on the rights of producers and consumers.
  • We understand the risks facing this sector and work with our clients to conquer those challenges. Testimony to our success is the continued growth in our team of professionals and the clients we serve.
  • We advise at the forefront of the technological intersection between life sciences and healthcare. We advise leading technology and data analytics providers, healthcare institutions as well as manufacturers of medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnological products.
  • For clients operating in the online sector, our teams are structured to meet their commercial, financing, M&A, competition and regulatory, employment and intellectual property legal needs.
  • Our focus on technology makes us especially well positioned to give advice on the legal aspects of digital marketing. We advise on high-profile, multi-channel, cross-border cases and on highly complex campaigns.
  • The mobile and telecoms sector is fast changing and hugely dependent on technology advances. We help mobile and wireless and fixed telecoms clients to tackle the legal challenges that this evolving sector presents.
  • Whether ERP, Linux or Windows; software or infrastructure as a service in the cloud, in a virtualised environment, or as a mobile or service-oriented architecture, we have the experience to resolve legal issues across the spectrum of commercial computer platforms.
  • Our clients trust us to apply our solutions and know-how to help them make the best use of technology in structuring deals, mitigating key risks to their businesses and in achieving their commercial objectives.
  • We have extensive experience of advising customers and suppliers in the retail sector on technology development, licensing and supply projects, and in advising on all aspects of procurement and online operations.
  • Our legal professionals work alongside social media providers and users in relation to the commercial, privacy, data, advertising, intellectual property, employment and corporate issues that arise in this dynamic sector.
  • Our years of working alongside diverse software clients have given us an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of the software marketplace, market practice and alternative negotiating strategies.
  • Working with direct providers of travel services, including aggregators, facilitators and suppliers of transport and technology, our team has developed a unique specialist knowledge of the sector
  • Your life as an entrepreneur is full of daily challenges as you seek to grow your business. One of the key strengths of our firm is that we understand these challenges.
  • Kemp Little is trusted by some of the world’s leading luxury brands and some of the most innovative e-commerce retailers changing the face of the industry.
  • HR Bytes is an exclusive, comprehensive, online service that will provide you with a wide range of practical, insightful and current employment law information. HR Bytes members get priority booking for events, key insight and a range of employment materials for free.
  • FlightDeck is our portal designed especially with start-up and emerging technology businesses in mind to help you get your business up and running in the right way. We provide a free pack of all the things no-one tells you and things they don’t give away to get you started.

Join Kemp Little and Kemp Little Consulting at the 7th annual Cloud World Forum

The 7th annual Cloud World Forum is due to take place this week on 24-25 June 2015 at London Olympia, with no less than six people from Kemp Little and Kemp Little Consulting contributing to the sessions. Kemp Little and Kemp Little Consulting will be joining CEOs, CIOs, CDOs, CMOs, HR, Finance Directors their IT Operations and Development teams to help bring the digital enterprise to life through cloud, analytics, mobile and social technologies.

Cloud World Forum is shaped by 100+ research calls with c-level IT purchasers, and technology pioneers. It features 16 content theatres, 300 speakers, a dedicated start-up/SME exhibition & content zone, and a critical cyber & cloud security & data governance zone.

You can find Kemp Little and Kemp Little Consulting at the following sessions:

Wednesday 24 June 2015

Executive Summit

12.00 – 13.00: The rise of shadow IT - threat or opportunity?

The Cloud and SaaS have brought democracy to corporate IT. Users are acquiring business solutions that greatly enhance their productivity without always having to involve commercial, procurement or IT departments.

But the benefits have to be weighed against the risks to the whole organisation of this new freedom.

Jim Odell leads a debate to address the challenges that the CIO now faces in securing this uncontrolled IT Estate.  He is supported by Dr Danny Gozman lecturer in information systems at Henley Management School, Andy Knapp Director Cryptzone and Paul Hinton Senior Commercial Partner at Kemp Little LLP.

This briefing is aimed at users suppliers of cloud based systems but will be of great interest to all corporate CIO’s.

  • Jim Odell, Partner, Kemp Little Consulting
  • Paul Hinton, Senior Commercial Partner, Kemp Little LLP
  • Dr Danny Gozman, Lecturer in Information Systems, Henley Business School
  • Rupam Davé, Commercial Technology Lawyer, Kemp Little LLP

Theatre D: Cloud, Data Governance & Cyber Security

12.30 – 12.55: Outsourcing to software as a service (SaaS)? Don't overlook the critical commercial security risks

  • John Parkinson, Global SaaS Business Leader, NCC Group
  • David Turver, Senior Associate, Kemp Little Consulting

Thursday 25 June 2015

Executive Summit

14.00 – 15.00: Are your mission critical applications and data in the cloud? How can you mitigate the risks of supplier failure?

SaaS has enabled a host of great systems that have transformed our world. In the old analogue world you secured your software with an Escrow agreement. But now you have to be confident that the whole system is secure.

That includes:

  • Applications and how to operate them
  • Data and Data Schemas
  • Passwords and encryption routines

Users and suppliers need to mitigate the risk of loss if SaaS is to find mission critical use, particularly in highly regulated industries.

Theatre D: Cloud, Data Governance & Cyber Security

12.00 – 12.35:  Panel - Steps to getting mobile, network and application security right

  • Identifying everyday challenges of the IT Security team and best practice in overcoming them
  • Examining different functions’ roles when sharing shared responsibility for network and application security in the cloud
  • What new technologies should businesses adopt to protect mobile device security?
  • What needs to be done by the cloud consumer and provider to ensure that things don’t go wrong?


  • Alistair Neil, Managing Client Partner - Security Solutions, Verizon Partner Solutions


  • Tarun Samtani, Information Security Architect, Ebuyer
  • Ralph Zwierzina, ISO DiBAS Logistik, Deutsche Post DHL
  • Andrew Joint, Partner, Kemp Little
  • Mick Ebsworth, Information Security Consulting Practice Director, NTT Com Security


Vicky Cunningham, Head of Marketing and Business Development
vicky.cunningham@kemplittle.com  020 7710 1648 / 07908 862 342

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