Success in the Technology and Telecoms sector demands a legal partner with the experience and knowledge to advise across increasingly diverse areas of law.
The Keystone team has an awareness of developments in technology which is combined with a deep understanding of related business issues and the associated challenges that our clients face. Fresh thinking and a proven track record of success are the hallmarks of this team and our advice on how to navigate the increasing convergence of telecoms and technology is particularly highly prized. From resolving disputes to advising on how to maximise business advantage, we find innovative ways to help our clients evolve and grow whilst maximising their opportunities and minimising their risk.
Lawyers in this team regularly draw on the skills and advice of colleagues in litigation, corporate, tax, employment and competition to provide a fully cohesive service.
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Vanessa is a commercial lawyer who helps clients who are using technology to innovate or disrupt established ways of doing things. She has supported clients from household-name global brands to nimble start-ups do this for over 15 years, across goods, services and digital.
Jessica is an intellectual property and technology specialist. She deals with the full spectrum of non-contentious and contentious IP, technology and IT law.
Carolyn has a wealth of experience in company/commercial law and specialist skills in IT law and data privacy. She has a proactive approach and provides business-focused solutions on a broad range of commercial and corporate transactional matters and helps companies to address compliance issues particularly in regard to data privacy.
Lucy is a commercial lawyer with particular expertise in digital media, technology, e-commerce and digital publishing. Her specialisms include the development and publication of apps, games and websites; social media publishing; digital magazines; the digital distribution of content; online partnerships/affiliate deals; and the sale of physical, digital and virtual goods via websites and apps.
Alexander has over 30 years of experience as an intellectual property lawyer and has appeared as the lead advisor for a number of seminal technology, IP and commercial court cases. His main area of expertise involves resolving complex technology and IP disputes and advising on the closure of complicated commercial agreements.
Simon specialises in online financial services, e-commerce and IT. His clients include e-money and payment services providers, online peer-to-peer finance platforms, retailers, marketplaces and data providers
Jimmy is a commercial lawyer specialising in Internet and technology law, data protection, intellectual property, commercial contracts, and IP/IT in M&A transactions. Jimmy has worked for a range of high-profile clients including BT, Royal Mail, AIG, lastminute.com, Shazam, and Surrey Satellite Technology
Karen is a specialist intellectual property (IP) and commercial lawyer with an abundance of international experience. She is recognised as a leading practitioner by various legal directories and has practised in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Charles is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer who advises businesses, shareholders, directors and investors. His specialisms include mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, reorganisations and joint ventures.
JP is a corporate and commercial lawyer with a wealth of knowledge gained from his time in private practice and general counsel roles.
Anna is a commercial and intellectual property lawyer with excellent in-depth experience gained from 10 years in private practice at Osborne Clarke and previously through running her own business. She specialises in advising on media and technology transactions.
An experienced intellectual property and information technology solicitor, Maureen works across a wide variety of sectors including healthcare, technology, education, travel, media and entertainment.
Clare is an experienced commercial lawyer with particular expertise in telecoms and technology transactions. She has typically worked on strategic, complex and high-value negotiations, often involving an international element, and has significant experience advising senior management teams. Clare qualified at Osborne Clarke in 1999 where she then worked as a corporate solicitor. Before joining Keystone, she worked for 10 years in-house at Motorola.
Anna has over twenty years’ experience in the communications sector. Her experience spans a wide and diverse range of matters including heavily-negotiated high-value sales transactions, large-scale procurement projects, product development and regulatory work.
Intellectual property and commercial lawyer Jon has over 20 years’ international experience, many spent in-house with global corporations, providing legal support to senior leaders. Jon has extensive experience in advising businesses on a wide range of IP, commercial and corporate contractual matters, with a keen focus on the energy sector.
Sarah is a commercial contracts and IP lawyer with a particular specialism in the Technology, Media and Data Protection sector.
James is a lawyer with over 20 years' experience of successfully resolving international and domestic commercial disputes through negotiation, mediation, expert determination, arbitration and, when necessary, litigation including the application for or defending of injunction proceedings.
Robert is a commercially focused solicitor specialising in intellectual property law. He spent 10 years in private practice in a music and media firm, before becoming General Counsel for 6 years for a mobile phone manufacturer and a further two years working for TomTom as their IP Counsel.
Susannah advises on all aspects of EU and UK competition law and has regulatory expertise in technology, travel, air transport, financial services and telecommunications.
Tracy is an experienced commercial lawyer with extensive experience in the technology and telecoms industries, with a particular emphasis on complex commercial transactions and data protection. Tracy has advised on a broad range of complex and high-value matters across the public and private sectors and has held senior strategic positions in a number of technology companies, and before joining Keystone, she worked for seven years in-house at Motorola Solutions.
Andrew is a corporate finance and project development lawyer with a specialisation in the oil and gas, telecoms and infrastructure industries. He advises on a range of corporate finance transactions, such as general and unsecured lending, financing to funds, asset-based lending (ABL), restructuring and credit enhancement arrangements in relation to United States infrastructure.