Information Technology - Thames Valley
Basic facts about the department
- 3 partners
- 1 other qualified lawyers
- Office locations ranked: Swindon
What the team is known for Wide non-contentious expertise across the range of IT matters, with particular specialisms in big data and cloud computing.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
Responsiveness: "Clark Holt has a refreshing understanding of the commercial aspects of what I am asking for. There is a speed of response, and an appreciation of what is important for the running of our business."
Commercial awareness: "Clark Holt brings a healthy dose of commercial realism into its advice. Members have some appreciation that businesses need to do what is expedient and not try to solve an abstract legal nuance."
Pragmatic advice: "I appreciate the high level of due diligence in the work completed, the team's pragmatism and its ability to identify potential threats that most normal law firms would struggle to pick up."
Work highlights Continues to work with e-learning software company Kallidus on all its contractual matters.
Continues to advise The Foundry Visionmongers on issues around software licensing as well as tie-ups.
Name partner Jeremy Holt in an experienced non-contentious IT lawyer. Sources appreciate that he "is approachable and adept at solving complex legal issues in a pragmatic way that a business can implement." In addition, he is "very focused, a great communicator and easy to get a hold of."
Martin Bazen is an expert on commercial work, and is the lead partner for the firm's work for Kallidus on its contractual issues. Clients note that "his approach is always professional and with a friendly manner." The source continues, saying that his "advice is always clear, even if not what I always want to hear."
Significant clients Skipworth Engelhardt Asset Management Strategists, MindTools, Arkivum, Shopatron, The Ark.