London-based law firm specialising in intellectual property, technology, corporate, commercial, data protection and employment law
Established in 2002 to provide an alternative option to the growing number of tech SMEs looking for legal advice, we have since steadily grown both in size and in breadth of expertise to a firm that provides advice on: disputes, commercial, corporate, employment and data protection law. However, we still retain a strong intellectual property and technology sector focus.
We now act for the full spectrum of business clients including individual entrepreneurs, SMEs, and companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, AIM (the Alternative Investment Market) and NASDAQ, and government agencies.
We are one of the few boutique UK law firms that have been ranked for a number of years in the prestigious Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners legal directories and as well as intellectual property publications such as the World Trademark Review.
Our team of commercial solicitors can provide advice and assistance on a range of commercial law issues, contracts and disputes.
Our team of specialist solicitors offer employment and HR advice to both businesses and individuals. Expert guidance on workplace law, from small businesses through to multi-national employers with thousands of employees.
Our team of corporate solicitors offer expert legal advice on a wide range of corporate matters, including venture capital, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.
Our team is made up of IP solicitors who have years of experience helping clients protect, manage, exploit, enforce and defend their intellectual property rights.
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The 2024 edition of international guide – ‘The Legal 500’ ranks Waterfront’s Intellectual Property as ‘elite’
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We have brought together individuals with a wide variety of backgrounds, who all believe in our firm's approach to work and have a strong desire to help our clients achieve their goals.
Waterfront has advised Tranquiliti on their recent investment from Tes, a renowned international provider of digital solutions to schools.
Waterfront has advised Plandek on its recent £4.5million investment round led by YFM Equity Partners.
Waterfront’s corporate team have advised Virtual Internships on a $14.3 million Series A investment led by Hambro Perks with participation from Sequoia India and Southeast Asia’s Surge, Arsenal Growth, Kaplan, Ascend Vietnam Ventures and STIC Investments. Virtual Internships, which was founded in 2018 by Daniel Nivern and Ed…
We have used Waterfront’s services on several projects in the last few months and have been pleased with their work. Costs were transparent and their lawyers were quick to respond to our queries and gave clear, pragmatic advice tailored to our sector.
The commercial and corporate teams are very professional, responsive and knowledgeable - on top of that, they are very friendly.
We have turned to Waterfront for advice on HR issues for several years now. We find their lawyers to be very knowledgeable, responsive and able to find practical solutions to the HR challenges we face as a large organisation.