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Software (SaaS) lawyers

We work with clients at the forefront of advancements in cloud computing, software engineering and related technologies. Experienced partners lead our team with decades of expertise in this sector, both domestically and internationally.

We represent vendors, their customers, and other stakeholders throughout the supply chain. Our comprehensive understanding of this intricate digital ecosystem is crucial for providing effective advice in a sector marked by continually evolving technologies, business models and regulatory landscapes

Our clients range from small startups to leading global multinationals and we provide legal support for all aspects of their business. What sets Browne Jacobson apart, our lawyers have gained acting for diverse clients, at all stages of the software development lifecycle, across the value chain. This enables us to turn our legal expertise into pragmatic, risk-based advice that supports our clients’ business goals.

Software (SaaS) legal services

Our firm provides comprehensive legal advice to organisations and businesses in the technology sector. Our services include:

Development, use, and implementation

  • Proprietary software.
  • Third party software.
  • Free and open-source software (FOSS).
  • Internet of Things (IoT).
  • Platform as a service (PaaS).
  • Infrastructure as a service (IaaS).
  • Software as a service (SaaS).
  • Public clouds solutions.
  • Private clouds solutions.
  • Other emerging technologies, including AI.

Business transactions and commercial issues

  • Acquisitions and disposals.
  • Intellectual property (IP) protection.
  • Outsourcing.
  • Supply chain management.
  • Other important commercial issues.

Featured experience

Software licensing disputes

We have acted for a number of our clients in relation to software licensing disputes and other litigation concerning the ownership of valuable IP connected with their software products and services. 


We advise UK headquartered, global consultancy and construction firm, Mace on projects involving the deployment of software and other critical IT infrastructure into their global business operations. This includes advising on complex contractual and regulatory issues relating to SaaS and other software distribution models.


We advise California based real time data for AI company, DataStax. This includes the design and implementation of an AI governance framework to support their compliance with complex legal and regulatory requirements governing AI and the processing of personal data for their UK and EMEA operations.

NTT Data Business Solutions Limited

For over a decade, we have advised one of the leading Global SAP Partners on a wide range of legal issues. This includes advising NTT on their B2B commercial contracts, software licensing, data protection and wider strategic business decisions, including corporate acquisitions.


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