IP & Technology | E-Commerce

The expansion of e-commerce has brought with it a growing assortment of regulations and compliance requirements. Through the emergence of Big Data and the widespread collection of personal data through smartphone apps, privacy issues are coming under increasing scrutiny.

We help a wide range of clients navigate the risks and the compliance and commercial issues associated with their online presence so that they can concentrate on the success of their businesses.

Our expertise

We work with B2C as well as B2B companies, preparing legal documentation such as terms of sale, terms of website and app use, privacy and cookies policies, website development and hosting and other supplier contracts. We advise on:

  • data protection/privacy law
  • consumer protection rules
  • public information requirements
  • direct marketing
  • financial services and consumer credit rules
  • sale of digital goods
  • software

Our experience

We have advised on commercial terms and issues relating to:

  • competitions and promotions for an established furniture retailer 
  • a cloud-based digital logistics platform in the video games sector 
  • online publishing 
  • fast-paced discount selling 
  • online pawnbroking 
  • compliance with data protection law changes
  • large-scale transfers of customer personal data between different jurisdictions
  • e-money
  • tracking devices 
  • website development, maintenance and hosting services, and payment processing services



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