Penningtons Manches Cooper is a 141 partner plus law firm and enjoys the unique position of being the only UK law firm with offices in the golden triangle of Oxford, Cambridge and London together with Reading, Basingstoke, Birmingham and Guildford. We also have a growing overseas network stretching from Asia to America through our presence in Singapore, Piraeus, Paris, Madrid, Sao Paulo and San Francisco.
Penningtons Manches Cooper is recognised as a leading technology-focused law. Our in-depth knowledge, combined with our strong international offering, enables us to provide comprehensive support to clients operating globally. In the US, members of our North America group are well connected to the Palo Alto/Silicon Valley technology community.
The technology sector encompasses a broad range of industries. Our lawyers align to these different areas through their specialist skills, which include expertise in life sciences, information technology and telecommunications, manufacturing and engineering, digital business and cleantech and renewables.
We are heavily involved with tech start-ups through organisations such as Tech London Advocates, TCIO, UKTI and London & Partners. We also support technology accelerator programmes and are the sole legal provider to the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Programme as well as advising numerous spin out companies from the University of Oxford , University of Cambridge, Imperial University and Kings College London.