Stephenson Harwood has an impressive track record of helping to guide clients through the legal implications of technological change.
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Our team is multidisciplinary, with experience in technology transactions and transformation projects, M&A and investments, strategic sourcing, data privacy, finance, fintech, capital markets, dispute resolution, intellectual property, regulatory, and tax meaning that we are always able to bring together the most highly specialized team to execute your matters successfully.

In particular, we can advise on: 

  • capital markets
  • commercial
  • corporate
  • cyber security
  • data protection
  • dispute resolution
  • finance
  • fintech
  • intellectual property
  • IPOs/ICOs
  • life sciences.

We also have an internal innovation team focused on assessing and deploying legal tech, including automation, machine learning, collaboration and data analytics related technologies. 

"A team of great people who assisted in the drafting of complex and high-value contracts."
Chambers UK 2019

Orange Growth Capital

Advised Fintech focussed venture capital house on its investment in Trussle, the online mortgage broker.

Connect Ventures

Advised on structuring and establishing a technology venture fund, backed by the European Investment Bank.

London Capital Group

Advising London Capital Group on a white label agreement with Betfair for the provision of an online trading platform for Tradefair Spreads, a spread-betting service.

Standard Chartered

Advising Standard Chartered on privacy and third party cloud computing solutions.

Essence Digital

Digital social media agreements with Google, Ebay and Microsoft and acquisition specialist of social media agency Punktilio.

Nexion Technologies Limited

Acting as legal advisor to Nexion Technologies, an established information and communication technology solution provider focusing on the provision of cyber infrastructure and cyber security solutions

Various international banks

Advising various international banks, including Barclays, HSBC, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Natixis, Scotiabank and Standard Chartered, on data privacy and data sharing/transfer.

Trenitalia c2c

Advising on a multi-vendor procurement of IT services, software and hardware for the roll-out of a new electronic/smart ticketing system across its c2c train line between London and Essex.

Barclaycard Waterslide

Enforcing ‘waterslide’ copyright in a successful app against third party developer of smaller app.

Hitachi Solutions Europe Limited

Advising Hitachi Solutions Europe Limited in relation to a termination dispute relating to a contract for the provision of web-based educational software in 13 territories.


Martin Green Managing Partner

T:  +65 6226 1600
M:  Email Martin | Vcard Office:  Singapore


Jonathan Kirsop Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2121
M:  +44 7554 403 022 Email Jonathan | Vcard Office:  London


Paul Westover Partner

T:  +852 2533 2755
M:  +852 6907 1885 Email Paul | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong

Latest news & insights

17 Oct 2018

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises Finch Capital on £7 million investment

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Finch Capital on a £7 million investment in proptech business Goodlord.


04 Jun 2018

From Insights

The future of insurance - Insurtech and the view from Hong Kong

We look at how Insurtech is developing, consider some of the risks and comment on how the Hong Kong regulator is positioning itself to adjust to the new environment an..


22 Feb 2018

From Insights

Initial Coin Offerings and regulation - a review of significant jurisdictions

As anyone who is active in the blockchain space is very well aware, 2017 has seen an enormous increase in the number of "Initial Coin Offerings" (ICOs) that have been ..


30 Jan 2018

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises Zioncom Holdings Limited on Stock Exchange of Hong Kong listing

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP, has advised Zioncom Holdings Limited on its listing on the Growth Enterprise Market of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, involv..


01 Feb 2017

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises Orange Growth Capital on investment in Trussle

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Orange Growth Capital (OGC) on its investment in Trussle Lab Ltd, a pioneering online mortgage broker.


22 May 2014

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Stephenson Harwood LLP advises on two AIM reverse takeovers

International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised on the two recent reverse takeovers of Feedback plc ("Feedback") and Rex Bionics Plc ("Rex Bionics").


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