Waterfront Solicitors has again been recognised as a leading technology law firm in one of the UK’s leading legal directories, the Legal 500 2014.
Online PR News – 09-October-2014 – London – The Legal 500 - which sets the benchmark for excellence across the UK legal market – noted that Waterfront Solicitors LLP has ‘an excellent market understanding’ and is ‘a very well-run boutique’. The firm appears in both the IT and telecoms and intellectual property categories and four Waterfront partners received positive and personal mentions in the 2014 guide.
For legal services in the field of IT and telecoms, the Legal 500 praised Waterfront’s market understanding, particularly in outsourcings, contracts, disputes and digital media. Founding partner, Carole Hailey and Head of Privacy and Digital Media, Alison Berryman are referenced as lead lawyers. The guide goes on to mention the commercial contracts team’s work to suppliers in the financial sector and its role advising Allocate Software on public sector contracts.
The Legal 500 also focuses on the strength of Waterfront’s intellectual property solicitors, identifying both partners, Piers Strickland and Matthew Harris as recommended litigators. The intellectual property team’s recent working advising Kenwood on contentious trade mark matters and acting for Shark AG in proceedings against Monster Energy and Coca-Cola is particularly highlighted.
Waterfront founding partner, Carole Hailey said, “The Legal 500 goes through a rigorous process of research with clients and legal experts to create their rankings of the most cutting edge and leading legal firms. We are very pleased to be recognised in such a prestigious guide. We’re particularly happy that our understanding of the technology market has been praised, as this is something on which we pride ourselves.”
Waterfront is a London-based solicitors specialising in commercial, intellectual property, corporate and employment law. The firm’s ethos is simple: city quality advice without the city firm costs. Fees are competitive, lawyers are pragmatic and the primary objective is to help businesses to achieve their goals. For more information and a free initial chat, visit Waterfront’s website or call 020 7234 0200.