What we do

We advise our clients, which include cutting-edge technology start-ups, charities, government bodies, FTSE 100 and Forbes 500 companies, on the legal and regulatory issues that arise when they develop, scale, protect, exploit and procure technology.

We work across a broad range of sectors from automobile and advertising and marketing to FMCG and financial services. A significant part of our work is advising clients on issues arising from the use of personal data.

Whilst we are a firm of solicitors registered with the Solicitors Regulatory Authority and predominantly provide legal advice, our lawyers are all experienced business consultants. Many have sat on the board or undertaken company secretary roles in private and public companies.

If you need legal advice involving technology, data, communications or content, we can help you.



Our areas of expertise include:

The Fortune 500 review of Garfield Smith, Technology & Data Lawyers

Why choose us

Our single focus is understanding our client’s business to deliver exceptional service, wherever in the world they may be.

We distinguish ourselves from our competitors by the three core factors that define everything that we do. They are:

  • Agile, lean and responsive We run lean, efficient teams and use technology to deliver responsive and cost-effective legal services. Our systems have been designed to be adaptable to allow our lawyers to deliver services to our clients in the way that our clients want.
  • Unparalleled expertise We understand technology and the tech sector. All of our lawyers have worked for global tech companies and a number have launched start-ups and worked for early stage companies. Our experience is hands-on and thoroughly tested.
  • Commercial & pragmatic We are straight-talkers who will give you considered, insightful counsel. Our clients stay with us because we provide smart, practical, useful legal advice. We ensure that our fees reflect the value that we add to our clients’ businesses.
The Fortune 500 review of Garfield Smith, Technology & Data Lawyers

Our clients

Our single focus is understanding our clients’ businesses to deliver expertise advice with exceptional service, wherever they may be in the world.

We act for traditional organisations buying technology, established and new companies developing and exploiting technology as well as those investing in the business of technology.

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About us

Garfield Smith leads our team of lawyers, hand-picked from top international firms for their expertise across technology, intellectual property, data compliance, corporate and commercial law.  Our lawyers are all qualified solicitors who have been at the forefront of technology and data law for over twenty years. All of us share a passion for technology and the business of technology, a focus on excellence in the delivery of professional services and a common desire to assist our clients to achieve their business goals. As a team, we’ve been part of the evolution of the modern TMT sector in the UK and have helped hundreds of clients, from cutting-edge start-ups to FTSE 100 companies and government bodies, to successfully develop, scale, protect, exploit and procure technology.

Since getting together in 2015, we’ve advised on technology deals worth over $1 billion and we are now regarded as one of the leading technology and data focussed law firms in the UK. We will continue to work hard to understand our client’s business, technology, objectives and risk and to remain evangelical about delivering an elite level of client service. We will continue to build our market reputation for always delivering the right results for our clients.

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  • Garfield Smith – Technology & Data Lawyers
    12th Floor
    Broadgate Tower
    20 Primrose Street
    London EC2A 2EW

  • +44 (0)20 7873 2361

  • Air

    We can be reached easily from any of the main London airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, London City.

  • Rail

    The closest main London terminal is Liverpool Street. Other nearby underground and overground stations are Shoreditch High Street and Aldgate East.

  • Driving

    Our office has underground parking. If you wish to drive to our offices let us know and we will reserve a space for you.

  • Cycling

    There is a Santander Cycle Hire stand directly opposite our office entrance.

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