• 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.

Press Coverage

October - December 2017
Nicola Fulford comments on the Equifax hack – Radio 4’s Money Box - December 2017
Did the Autumn budget leave the tech industry satisfied? – Computer Business Review - November 2017
A guide to GDPR profiling and automated decision-making - Privacy Laws & Business - November 2017
Filling the gaps on the impending gender pay gap regulation - Recruitment International - October 2017
Brexit: Ready or Not? - Kira - October 2017
July - September 2017
Playing catch up - gender pay gap reporting - New Law Journal - September 2017
Changes to UK cyber security regulation: necessary or overkill? - Cyber Security Practitioner - September 2017
Maintaining standards - interGaming magazine - September 2017
How good culture management drives M&A success - Acquisition Daily - August 2017
Brexit: Deal or no deal? - The Law Society Gazette - August 2017
Technology risks in sourcing - Financier Worldwide - August 2017
 
April - June 2017
The path to transformation - The Law Society Gazette - May 2017
 
January - March 2017
European politicians vote to regulate rise of robots - Information Age - February 2017
European politicians vote to regulate rise of robots - Artificial Intelligence Online - February 2017
EU Parliament: Special legal status for robots? - Legal IT Insider - February 2017
Laws of robotics: after Asimov - Law Society Gazette  - February 2017
Does the law think robots should have human rights? The Huffington Post UK - February 2017
Artificial Intelligence: Innovation through automation - Modern Law Magazine - January 2017
 
Oct - Dec 2016
Corporate governance green paper: implications for HR -  CIPD People Management - Dec 2016
Uber ruling throws a shadow over gig economy - The Global Legal Post - Oct 2016
Uber drivers win right to be classed as workers - Recruitment International - Oct 2016
Uber ruling throws a shadow over gig economy - The Global Legal Post - Oct 2016
5 Hidden Examples of Recruitment Discrimination - Undercover Recruiter -  Oct 2016
The first 100 days of your startup - Tech World -  Oct 2016
Women and eGaming - IOM Today - Oct 2016
 
July - Sept 2016
City Moves Who’s switching jobs - CityAM - Sept 2016
Legal tech: up skilling for the 21st century - Law Society Gazette - Sept 2016
Kemp Little hires IP partner - World intellectual property review -  Sept 2016
Apple vs Ireland: The Legal Perspective - Mobile Marketing Magazine - Aug 2016
WhatsApp opens up to ads for first time - Netimperative - August 2016
To GDPR or not to GDPR - CRN - August 2016
Gambling Commission LCCP revisions target AML and ads - E-commerce Law & Policy - August 2016
Gearing up for fully driverless cars - Raconteur - July 2016
Kemp Little Consulting's James Leaton Gray on the EU GDPR - ExchangeWire - Tradertalk - July 2016
EU Brexit vote casts doubt on Unified Patent Court - Law Society Gazette - July 2016
April - June 2016
Investigatory Powers Bill: Security Vs Privacy -  Lawyer Monthly - June 2016
Britain votes to leave the EU - Legal Insider - June 2016
How can HR become more digitally savvy - CIPD HR-Inform - June 2016
Modern slavery act a suppliers guide - HR Bullets - June 2016
Is it Legal to Block the Ad Blockers? - MobileMarketing - May 2016
Who Takes Legal Liability? - ExchangeWire - May 2016
Lawyer Moves  - The Lawyer - May 2016
EC upbeat on crowdfunding as financing source for SMEs - E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy journal - May 2016 
Modern Slavery reporting requirements - The Global Recruiter - April 2016
 
January - March 2016
How will Brexit impact UK tech companies? - Legal IT Insider - March 2016
UK to support development of automated robo-advice - E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy journal - March 2016
Apple on the ropes but comes out swinging - IT  Pro Portal - March 2016
The UK Government’s new Innovative Finance ISA - E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy journal - March 2016
Open source, open borders - ZDNet - March 2016
Rules on gender pay gap reporting are out for consultation - CIPD People Management -  March 2016
Buggy software can now be refunded - here's how - PC Pro - February 2016
Top bosses are cyber thieves - CityAM - February 2016
Protect and survive. Survive and thrive -  NewStatesman - February 2016
Implementing the new Privacy Shield - Networking+ - February 2016
From a Safe Harbor to a Privacy Shield - The New Law Journal - February 2016
Call To Dump €500 Notes Intensifies - Payments Compliance - February 2016
AI in the workplace - IT Pro Portal - February 2016
GCs 'to quit' if accountable to City watchdog - The Law Society Gazette -  February 2016
‘EU-US Privacy Shield’ in, ‘Safe Harbour’ out - Solicitors Journal - February 2016
5 top tips to manage Facebook at Work - HR Grapevine - February 2016
Employers can read private messages - New Law Journal - January 2016
Facebook at Work – Do you “like”? - IT Pro Portal - January 2016
Partner appointed to commercial technology group - New Law Journal - January 2016
 
October - December 2015
FCAs Launch of Regulatory Sandbox - Practical Law - December 2015
Egaming industry predictions for 2016 – part 5 - E Gaming Review - December 2015
Deal struck on ‘paradigm change’ in data protection - The Law Society Gazette - December 2015
Christmas litigation appointments round-up - Commercial Dispute Resolution - December 2015
Legal comment on the wider launch of Facebook at Work - Kemp Little - OnRec - December 2015
Cybercrime tops the financial stability risk charts - Financial News - December 2015
Europe's first cyber law will sting - International Financial Law Review - December 2015
UK citizen challenges police and ICO over Prism - Computer Weekly - December 2015
SJ movers and shakers - Solicitors Journal - December 2015
Moves 30 November 2015 - The Lawyer - November 2015
Making flexible working work - Timewise - November 2015
The FCA and big data - The Digital Banking Club - November 2015
FCA will now examine the use of big data by insurers - The Digital Banking Club - November 2015
Kemp Little brings in Bloodworth in employment team - The Recruiter - November 2015
PSD2: Industry heralds new dawn For EU payments - Payments Compliance - October 2015
EC’s ‘safe harbour’ decision ruled invalid - Managing Partner Magazine - October 2015
What is the 'Safe Harbor' agreement? - CIO Asia - October 2015
Online industry in shock as CJEU overturns data regime - The Law Society Gazette - October 2015
What is the 'Safe Harbor' agreement? - Computer World - October 2015

Facebook data transfers threatened by Safe Harbour ruling - BBC - October 2015

July - September 2015
Navigating the Law of Things - Network Computing - September 2015
Beware patent trolls - The Times (Raconteur insert - page 15) - September 2015
The long road to reform - Information Age (page 35) - August 2015
Welcome to the IP arms race - Intellectual Property Magazine - August 2015
Tech drives Europe’s €2 billion VC funding frenzy - Computer Business Review - July 2015
Ashley Madison hack: What are the legal implications? - Digital Strategy Consulting - July 2015
EU ponders probe into Ashley Madison hack - Computer Business Review - July 2015
Dirty cash prosecution ‘impossible’, EU enforcers warn - Payments Compliance (secure site) - July 2015

How streaming TV has become a free-for-almost everyone - The Guardian - July 2015

April - June 2015
Amundi, Eurazeo and La Maison found IM Square - Lawyer Monthly Magazine - June 2015
The ICO’s summary paper on big data and data protection - E-commerce Law & Policy (secure site) - June 2015
Bank watchdog scrutiny on payments sector to heighten - Payments Compliance (secure site) - June 2015
When data scientists meet politicians - Information Age - May 2015

FCA bows to industry concerns over MTF fee disclosure - Financial News - April 2015

January - March 2015
Barclays Pingit app ushers in Twitter handle payments - E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy - March 2015
Mobile payments: regulatory landscape - Payments Compliance - March 2015
Shared parental leave - dream or nightmare - HR Grapevine - February 2015
Clarion Capital Partners, LLC acquires majority interest in Moravia IT a.s. - Reuters - February 2015
Wearable technology in the workplace - The Lawyer - January 2015