• 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.

Kemp Little proud to sponsor GP Bullhound Summit and Media Momentum Awards

For the third year running, Kemp Little’s sponsorship of the Media Momentum Awards has proved to be an interesting one.  The best of the best of Europe’s fast growing digital companies were once again out on 10 May, this time in Berlin.

Companies awarded this year included Flip4New, a German service that allows customers to exchange unwanted electronic goods for cash or vouchers, who received the award for fastest growing small company; Wonga, a short-term loan service company, the fastest growing large company; and the CEO Annelies Van Den Belt, who won the Woman of the Year award for her role inMoscow-based Sup Media.

Stockholm-based Klarna, a Swedish payment company, however dominated the evening winning 5 of the 8 awards: leadership, best global potential, innovation as well as the overall judges’ award.  In addition, their deputy CEO Niklas Adalberth, won the Man of the Year award.

Commenting on the event and awards, Charles Claisse, Head of the Corporate practice at Kemp Little and one of the Media Momentum judges said, “We were impressed by the calibre of companies that entered the awards this year. Supporting Media Momentum for the third year running, we have always been struck by the imagination, strategic leadership and ambition displayed by the companies that enter the awards and we continue to be very proud to take part and have the privilege of getting to know the next generation of European digital companies.”

Kemp Little Partners Calum Murray and Andy Moseby also attended the GP Bullhound Summit where they met some inspiring entrepreneurs.

Andy Moseby, Partner at Kemp Little was particularly impressed by the diversity of the businesses showcased, and the passion of the people behind them.  Commenting, he said “Wherever there are problems, you’ll find an entrepreneur working on a solution.  Whether it’s democratising credit card payment systems, creating music by body movement, or like key speaker, Sean Carasso of Falling Whistles, attempting to bring peace to the Congo, what makes them truly successful are the dynamic, committed and optimistic teams driving the idea.”

About Kemp Little LLP

Specialising in the technology and digital media sectors and the sectors that technology transforms, Kemp Little is recognised as the UK’s leading technology-focused law firm.  Its clients range from the largest global public companies and organisations to early stage ventures with exciting new technologies.  Through its six practice areas – commercial technology; competition and regulatory; corporate; tax; employment; and IP/IT litigation – the firm is comprehensive around technology and digital media. 

Kemp Little is genuinely innovative in what it does.  The firm was ranked and recognised for innovation by FT Law 50 in all its six surveys since 2006 and is ranked in band one for IT in Chambers 2012.

For further information, please contact Richard Kemp or Glynis Wigginton.

About GP Bullhound

GP Bullhound is a leading investment banking firm providing advice on mergers & acquisitions and institutional capital-raising to emerging growth companies in the Technology sector.

GP Bullhound invites the pioneers and thought leaders of Europe's digital landscape to spend a day and evening together brainstorming, networking, participating in insightful sessions and celebrating the successes in the industry at the Media Momentum awards. There will be a mix of seasoned business leaders, entrepreneurs and visionaries from the digital economy.

For further information, please contact: Lina Einarsson, Events Manager, GP Bullhound – Tel 020 7101 7560