• 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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Kemp Little Consulting Launched

On 17th October, Kemp Little LLP, the leading technology and digital media law firm, announced the launch of Kemp Little Consulting, a new, innovative consultancy proposition operating at the intersection of technology, law and consulting.

The new business will extend the scope of Kemp Little’s current services by helping clients before, alongside and after the time when legal advice is normally provided.

Kemp Little Consulting in collaboration with Kemp Little legal teams will help any business needing to implement, change or take a particular strategic direction in areas such as:

  • Sourcing and procurement
  • Bid support
  • Data management
  • Regulatory risk and compliance
  • Dispute prevention and recovery
  • Digital marketing and social media management
  • IP strategy and value management
  • Cloud-based HR solutions.

Both Kemp Little and Kemp Little Consulting clients will benefit from combined legal and consulting advice that’s genuinely joined up, easier to use, more efficient and better value than services offered through traditional approaches.

Kemp Little Consulting will be headed up by Chris Wray and Jim Odell. Chris Wray was a partner at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte and founded Andersen Business Consulting in 1990. He then led its development into a £125m and 750 person business. Jim Odell was a VP at Tata Consultancy Services before becoming the lead partner in Accenture’s offshore public sector outsourcing practice.

Paul Garland, Executive Partner at Kemp Little LLP said: “Kemp Little Consulting is an innovative and effective response to the changing needs of the market. Our clients want the integration between law and business to work at a deeper and more strategic level, particularly where technology solutions are deployed – we believe this is the answer to that. We are effectively introducing the next generation of law firm added-value services, while retaining our core sector focus. The introduction of Kemp Little Consulting enables the development of new types of services whilst deepening our insight and expertise.”

Chris Wray said: “Jim and I have been struck by how the combination of technology, law and consulting has resonated in the corporate world at C-suite and GC levels with clients we have spoken to in the soft launch phase of the project. Feedback has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic. The team at Kemp Little has demonstrated imagination, flexibility and a real ability to innovate in creating this new venture. We’re hugely excited to be on board, building the opportunities and developing the business”.

To appropriately reflect the values, ambitions and personalities of Kemp Little and Kemp Little Consulting, the firms have also today launched a bold, new corporate identity that clearly differentiates the business from its competitors.