User-friendly legal advice

Spearing Waite offers specialist legal advice for IT purchasers, developers, resellers and suppliers.

Computer systems and software lie at the very heart of the business world, a state of affairs that will become ever more entrenched as new technologies and products continue to evolve and offer new and improved operational, administrative and commercial solutions and businesses embrace these in the race for competitive advantage.

Legal expertise in computer systems and software

For those unfamiliar with the purchase of hardware, software and support services especially with the terminology – IT procurement can be a daunting process, and even for the more experienced the contractual documentation involved can be detailed and complex, with many issues needing to be considered in order to ensure that the terms being offered are the right ones to meet your business needs.

Matters such as restrictions on numbers of concurrent users of software, intra-group usage, support service levels and who owns the IP rights to the software all need careful thought.

Spearing Waite’s computing and IT lawyers can provide expert guidance to inform your thinking and help you understand what you are purchasing and exactly what you are getting for your money.

Whether your procurement needs are confined to a single software product or you are installing a completely new system, or you are a provider of IT products and services looking to ensure that your terms of business are clear, comprehensive, user friendly and effectively manage your legal and commercial risk, we have the expertise to meet your requirements.  Our experts have an established reputation for providing sound, valuable advice to clients in the following areas:

  • Off the shelf software licences
  • Bespoke software procurement
  • Maintenance and support agreements including service level provisions
  • Software as a Service and Cloud Computing
  • Software development projects
  • Hardware procurement
  • IT and telecoms systems procurement
  • Trading in pre-owned licences
  • Development and marketing of apps.

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For help or advice please contact the specialists at Spearing Waite.

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We’re situated in the heart of Leicester’s commercial quarter, just minutes from the city centre. Get in touch with any queries you have, or alternatively, call us on 0116 262 4225.

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