Market recognition

Kemp IT Law is widely recognised for its expertise in all aspects of IT law.

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Chambers UK 2022

  • ‘A growing presence for legal advice in the technology sector, with the ability to handle matters relating to software and cloud computing, data, privacy and digital transformation.’
  • ‘The firm is well placed to advise on novel areas of tech development such as artificial intelligence and e-commerce.’
  • “Front-runners in terms of their knowledge of the industry”
  • “Great expertise in data, contract and privacy law, very responsive, very adaptable,”
  • “Prompt, straightforward, responsive.”

Legal 500 2021 & 2022

  • ‘Richard Kemp is simply outstanding. He knows TMT inside out and brings it to bear in order to help his clients find practical solutions to their issues. He is also a fantastic individual to work with.’
  • ‘Deirdre Moynihan – extremely responsive and a very switched on lawyer who knows and understands the sector well. Technically very strong but also very commercial and practical. A real safe pair of hands. Also a lovely person and always enthusiastic so a joy to deal with.’
  • ‘Chris Kemp – extremely responsive, thorough and technically very strong. Yet also full of common sense and pragmatism. Nothing is too much trouble. A really nice person too which is a big bonus.’
  • Richard Kemp is ranked as a Leading Individual and appears in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame.
  • Deirdre Moynihan is listed as a Next Generation Partner.


  • ‘The service and quality of the advice they provide is unrivalled in my experience. Very thorough yet commercial and they are completely dependable.’
  • Fielding ‘real experts in the field‘, Kemp IT Law ‘really gets to know its clients well and provides very detailed knowledge’ to technology providers and buy-side clients.
  • ‘High quality boutique with all the industry knowledge and experience.’
  • ‘Provides outstanding client care, in particular in the larger SME bracket.’

Who’s Who Legal 2022

  • “a first-rate IT law firm focusing on the intersection of regulation and intellectual property” (WWL 2022 Telecoms & Media)

  • “a stellar practice focusing on the legal, regulatory and contractual aspects of IT” (WWL 2022 Data – Information Technology

  • “excellent ability to translate advice to practical solutions to protect the company” (WWL 2022 – Data Privacy, Protection & Security)

GDR 100 2021

“Much of the Firm’s work is cutting edge in nature – the lawyers here have no qualms about breaking new ground.”

“The team acts for leading law firms, IP service providers, broadcasters, media entities, real estate companies and diverse others on a broad range of matters including digital transformation projects, complex transactional negotiations and the application of AI, machine learning and text and data mining technologies.”

“Partnering closely with innovative UK and foreign companies, Kemp IT Law serves up business-focused clear-cut advice on GDP compliance, data licensing and cyber security issues.”

Other media and industry awards

Since May 2015, we have won over 100 awards for legal expertise, innovation and business leadership including:

  • for IT, data protection, communications and e-commerce law
  • for innovation, technology, office environment and business development and
  • as UK IT Law Firm of the Year and Boutique Firm of the Year


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