Real estate

We have an experienced team of real estate lawyers specialising in data centres, who have acted for a wide range of clients including telecommunications providers, banks and global IT hosting companies. We advise on the structure and implementation of acquisitions, developments and leases for both operators and end-users. All our lawyers in the data centre team work together closely ensuring that our clients' bespoke requirements are met with minimum fuss and risk.

Key Contacts

  • Claire Jacques

    Senior Associate - Commercial/Technology
    +44 (0) 1235 836643
    +44 (0) 7805 819854
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Planning, procurement and construction

For new data centre developments, we have planning and construction lawyers who fully understand the critical specification requirements of the industry and have a track record of ensuring compliance.

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Cloud computing and it hosting services

We have developed considerable expertise in this evolving area. We will address any concerns you may have regarding the protection of your data (and reputation) with advice on legal risks associated with the different service offerings in cloud computing contracts (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS). We also advise on IT hosting, support (including service levels) and disaster recovery arrangements.

Key Contacts

  • Claire Jacques

    Senior Associate - Commercial/Technology
    +44 (0) 1235 836643
    +44 (0) 7805 819854
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Management and maintenance of data centre services

Once the infrastructure is in place we offer expertise on structuring the interface between the property and services aspects of a data centre with appropriate and flexibly managed service agreements.

Key Contacts

  • Claire Jacques

    Senior Associate - Commercial/Technology
    +44 (0) 1235 836643
    +44 (0) 7805 819854
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Data protection

With the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation approved at EU level and increasing scrutiny from regulators on how businesses keep their personal data secure we recognise that data protection is a key regulatory issue for businesses in this sector. We have data protection lawyers focusing on this important area.

Key Contacts

  • Claire Jacques

    Senior Associate - Commercial/Technology
    +44 (0) 1235 836643
    +44 (0) 7805 819854
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Data security and cyber crime

Cyber-crime and security have become board level issues. We have experts who offer an integrated approach with your IT and commercial teams to develop practical solutions to manage your cyber strategy, reduce the risks of cyber-attacks and clarify the legal framework which underpins this evolving area.

Key Contacts

  • Claire Jacques

    Senior Associate - Commercial/Technology
    +44 (0) 1235 836643
    +44 (0) 7805 819854
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Infrastructure

It is crucial to its operation that any data centre's connections to communications and power networks are secure. Our lawyers are experienced in negotiating connection agreements, easements and wayleaves with all the relevant utilities suppliers.

Key Contacts

  • Tina Webb

    Legal Executive - Real Estate
    +44 (0) 1235 836624
    +44 (0) 7805 819860
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