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Withers tech

We established our technology and venture capital practice, Withers tech, because of our passion for innovation. With offices from Cambridge, UK to Cambridge, MA, we regularly support startups and spinouts, helping them to scale, expand and thrive.

Withers tech is a global venture capital and technology legal practice serving disruptors and innovators in the technology and life sciences sectors.

Withers tech acts for many of the largest and most well-known venture capital funds, as well as some of the world’s most successful and high-profile venture-backed companies.  Our experts operate out of the firm’s core territories in Europe (London, Cambridge and Milan), the US (Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York), and APAC (Singapore and Hong Kong), offering a global solution to clients seeking to scale and expand internationally.
 

Having been established with the mission of supporting and driving the growth of the innovation economy, Withers tech’s team of lawyers has a deep understanding of the sectors in which our clients operate, with many of our lawyers having worked in-house at leading technology and healthcare companies, or at major venture capital funds.

We are proud of the work we do with the world’s most innovative and dynamic individuals and businesses, and you can read more about this work here.

Our team

James Shaw

James Shaw

Partner | London

James Shaw

Partner | London

Corporate

Joel Shen

Joel Shen

Partner, WITHERS KHATTARWONG* | Singapore

Joel Shen

Partner, WITHERS KHATTARWONG* | Singapore

Corporate

Susanna Stanfield

Susanna Stanfield

Partner | Cambridge

Susanna Stanfield

Partner | Cambridge

Corporate

Andrew Gay

Andrew Gay

Partner | Boston

Andrew Gay

Partner | Boston

Corporate

Jacopo Liguori

Jacopo Liguori

Partner | Milan

Jacopo Liguori

Partner | Milan

Intellectual Property and Technology

Sarah Melaney

Sarah Melaney

Partner | London

Sarah Melaney

Partner | London

Corporate

Richard Penfold

Richard Penfold

Partner | London

Richard Penfold

Partner | London

Intellectual property and technology

Gina Bibby

Gina Bibby

Partner | Los Angeles

Gina Bibby

Partner | Los Angeles

Intellectual property and technology

Typical clients and industries include

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Fashion Tech

Artificial intelligence, 3D printing and virtual reality are transforming fashion. We help our clients stay at the forefront of innovation thanks to our in-depth fashion and tech experience. Find Out More
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Founders

Helping company founders to realise their vision is a hugely rewarding aspect of our work. From advising on tax or global expansion, to introducing you to investors, we’ll add value from the outset. Find Out More
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Pharmaceuticals

We are proud to work with those at the forefront of innovation in pharmaceuticals, genetics, biotechnology and other life sciences, helping you to fund, protect and commercialize new developments. Find Out More

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