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Digital and IT

Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) businesses can solve problems, improve pre-existing solutions and help achieve goals for their clients. This is exactly what the TMT team at Square One Law can do for businesses in the TMT sector.

Our very experienced team can solve your problems and provide you with commercial and technical advice on the following:

  • brand protection
  • commercial agreements
  • data protection
  • database transfers
  • domain names
  • disputes
  • employment
  • employee incentives
  • fund raisings whether from an IPO/on market secondary or private equity
  • joint ventures/collaborations
  • intellectual property protection
  • information technology
  • licensing
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • outsourcing

Our clients cover the full range of TMT businesses from quoted software companies and digital marketing businesses to emerging digital media and managed IT services businesses.

Recent examples of our TMT work includes advising:

  • Monstermob Group plc, a digital media content provider, on the private equity fund raising, IPO and several secondary fundraisings on AIM and around 15 acquisitions globally (totalling around £300 million) covering the UK, China, Russia, BVI, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, Brazil, Argentina, Germany
  • Zed Worldwide SA, a Spanish global digital media content provider and animation company, on acquisitions and joint ventures in the UK, Russia, Cyprus and Kazakhstan
  • Legend Communications plc, an ISP and telecoms business, on the private equity fund raisings, IPO on AIM, several acquisitions in the UK and fund raisings on AIM (around £15 million) and blue book offer by Thus plc
  • Proton Power plc, a hydrogen fuel cell technology company, on a £10 million fund raising on AIM
  • Cityblock plc on the disposal of existing business to management, creation of an investing company, acquisition of a New Zealand video messaging software provider
  • Opsec Security Group plc, a security technology company, in relation to a £10 million fund raising on AIM
  • Netplay TV plc, an online gaming business on the acquisition of Vegas 247 Limited and associated companies to form what is now Netplay TV plc, advising on several acquisitions in the UK, Gibraltar, Cyprus and Spain, raising around £30 million on AIM to fund growth
  • on a software licence with Playtech, restructuring the group for tax purposes and to incorporate a company holding an Alderney gaming licence, advising on various production agreements with Virgin Media, ITV and Channel 5, advising on a £35 million court approved share capital reduction and advising in the acquisition of the Vernons gaming business
  • Digitalbox Group Limited, a Big Data company in the digital agency arena, on the acquisition of Attinger Jack Interactive Limited and its subsidiaries, including the raising of £4 million from venture capitalists
  • Synety Group plc, a telecoms software company, on the reverse takeover of Zenergy Power Group plc and subsequent £2.3 million fund raising on AIM as well as various commercial agreements

Our clients

  • The service provided by the team at Square One Law has been excellent. They are very approachable, great to work with and their commitment and support has been invaluable.

    John Grumitt, chief executive at Changing Health
  • We use Square One Law because they are accessible, they are North East-based and they get the business. They’ve got a great work ethos with regard to helping businesses like ours and a great team. It’s like having an in-house lawyer to deal with our HR issues, contract issues, fundraising – they are at the end of the phone and they’ve been with us since day one.

    Neil Herron, CEO, Grid Smarter Cities

Our Digital and IT Team

Gill Hall

Managing Partner and Head of Commercial

0191 250 8538 07880 196 191

Helen Brain

Commercial Partner

0191 250 8553 07702 859 698