Technology and Innovation

Technology & Innovation

The Technology & Innovation team at Michelmores consists of highly regarded specialist lawyers dedicated to advising clients on all aspects of non-contentious and contentious technology, digital media and communications issues.

Michelmores acts for both suppliers in the Technology & Innovation sector and end user organisations, nationally and internationally across the private, public and voluntary sectors, including IT, telecommunications, media, clean technology, aero/aviation, food & drink, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, retail, health, education, central government, local authority and the emergency services.




A programme dedicated to giving extra support to innovative and scaleable businesses – find out more.

MAINstream angel investor network

An initiative to help connect investors and experienced entrepreneurs with innovative early-stage business – find out more.


We were delighted to be announced the winner of the 'Best Legal Team for Early-Stage Deals' category at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards 2022. 

The award, sponsored by Paragon, recognises the legal firm that is making a significant impact on the ecosystem during the past year, both through actively supporting angel and early stage investment deals and bringing real added value to the investment process.

Find out more.

Michelmores partnered with Women in Telecoms & Technology (WiTT) to host a Women in Tech event on 23 November 2022 in celebration of women entrepreneurs working in the tech sector. Watch the recording here
The overall service is superb, and they are very good at meeting tight deadlines.
Chambers and Partners 2020
The firm is able to combine a local presence and an approachable culture with the genuine experience of working with early-stage businesses across their national and international growth ambitions. They have repeatedly backed activities which grow the regional business community.
Chambers and Partners 2020
The team has a good understanding of the commercial value, not just the legal aspects of the matter involved, and is prepared to be flexible in order to get the deal agreed.
Legal 500 2020
Good quality, responsive and pragmatic advice.
Legal 500 2020
Michelmores' technology team delivers silver circle quality work for regional prices.
Legal 500 2020
Excellent, efficient, flexible.
Legal 500 2017
They are very commercially aware and take time to get to know your business.
Chambers 2016
Excellent team, very responsive and commercially pragmatic. Deliver great quality work in a timely manner.
Legal 500 2022
Agile. Knowledgeable. Business savvy. Pragmatic.
Legal 500 2022
Customer-focused and very quick on turnaround.
Chambers UK 2022
Really responsive, knowledgeable and approachable.
Chambers UK 2022


Recent experience

  • Advising software platform Distil A.I. on its seed investment from Mercia and Newable Ventures
  • Advising Novo Holdings and DSM Venturing on their Series A investments into Deep Branch Biotechnology, a UK-based carbon recycling biotechnology company
  • Advising Committed Capital on a number of EIS investments into tech businesses
  • Advising Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund and DSM Venturing on their Series A investments into Additive Manufacturing Technologies Limited, a developer of post-processing machinery for 3D printed parts
  • Advising Bamboo Finance and DOEN Foundation on their respective Series A and Series B investments into BBOXX
  • Advising Global Innovation Fund on its growth finance investment in Paga, a leading Nigerian mobile money business.
  • Advising Downing LLP on the launch of its crowdfunding platform, Downing Crowd.
  • Advising Tridos Bank, one of the world's leading sustainable banks, on the launch of its crowdfunding platform.
  • Advising Natural Capital Research on its early stage investment rounded led by Schroders and Oxford Sciences Innovation
  • Advising a UK automotive ecommerce company on its seed investment into Marketparts, the first global marketplace for after-market automotive parts
  • Advising Re-flow on its seed fundraising led by Haatch Ventures
  • Advising Intelligent AI on its seed fundraising led by RLC Ventures
  • Advising QuantX on its seed investment in RoleMapper
  • Advising Safeboda, an East African ride hailing app, on a Series A investment round led by Kingsway, Beenext and CRE
  • Advising Distil AI on its seed fundraising led by Mercia and Newable Ventures.