Our Venture Capital team is recognised as one of the strongest in Europe, advising our clients across all stages of their life cycle from 'cradle to liquidity'. Our international offering includes many of the major tech hubs, such as Silicon Valley, London, Berlin, Paris and Amsterdam. We see all sides of the investment dialogue enabling us to understand and focus on the commercial drivers and drive efficiency in managing transactions.
We act for many of the most high-profile investors - from prominent early stage funds and the biggest international venture capital firms to corporate investors and sovereign wealth funds – as well as many of the most successful early and growth stage investee companies across the world. We've advised on many headline-grabbing investments in the last decade, and many clients have been clients of the firm since their inception, valuing our strategic, tactical and technical advice.
Our aim is simple, to use our heritage and continued involvement as leaders in the venture capital market to enable you to make the right decisions with confidence.
Latest news & insights
We've raised the bar with Outpace, a new digital legal solution for start-ups
by Gerard Frith
Silicon Valley Bank – how big will the fallout be in the financial markets?
HSBC's acquisition of Silicon Valley Bank UK
by Gabriel Estevez and Angus Miln
Artificial Intelligence – Taylor Wessing advises Faber Capital and Seedcamp on Series Seed investment in Kern AI
by multiple authors
Our response to Silicon Valley Bank developments
by Angus Miln and Emma Danks
Nicolas De Witt
Dr. Norman Röchert, LL.M. (Cape Town)
Dr. Peter Hellich
Dr. Jens Wolf
Tools and online services
Synapse is our thought leadership microsite, connecting you with news and analysis on legal and commercial issues in the life sciences.
Analysis and exploration of legal and commercial issues in tech, IP, media and related sectors.
Global data hub
Our data protection microsite, is a one-stop shop for up-to-date, international information on data privacy law, offering practical insights, thought leadership and guidance on data protection law. All content on the Hub is available for free and receives over 30,000 visitors a month. We have added a wealth of GDPR-specific articles and a number of GDPR checklists supported by a bank of virtual learning webinars to help clients with their preparations for implementation.
Global data protection guide
The Guide spans more than 60 countries and takes the form of an interactive online map, which clients can use to compare national data protection laws in multiple jurisdictions.
TW: Cyber Response
Our data breach mobile app helps organisations prepare for and respond to data breaches. Organisations will face potential multi-million pound fines for data breaches after 25 May 2018. TW:Cyber Response provides practical assistance to help clients prepare for and manage breaches as effectively as possible, to minimise their exposure to regulatory action, litigation risk, and reputational damage. The app is available to download from the App Store and Google Play Store.