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Designing your future with artificial and emotional intelligence.


We bring humanity to the world of machine learning.

Whether your business creates, sells or is enabled by technology, as a digitally native legal firm, we give thoughtful and precisely informed advice.

Scotland has a rich and proud history of innovation. Its role in today's world of advanced technology is no different.

Whether it is billion-dollar tech “unicorn” businesses, international giants of the gaming world, cutting-edge energy tech or rapidly-growing fintech businesses - the nation’s heart beats technology.

At Burness Paull we bring together experienced tech-aware practitioners from every legal discipline and every industry sector to ensure tech drives your business.

We help you understand regulatory challenges and realise technology opportunities without jargon.

And we practice what we preach, with a dedicated innovation team continuously exploring how we can best deploy technology within our own business to deliver high-quality results for clients.

How can Burness Paull's technology lawyers help you?

With extensive experience acting on both the customer and supplier side, we understand the challenges and solutions for both. We apply this specialist knowledge to benefit you.

Whether it's IT Outsourcing, SIAM, networks, or cloud and agile deals, the firm's technology lawyers have advised on and helped to project manage some of the country’s most exciting technology and sourcing projects.

Advising founders of growing businesses on seeking and securing investment - be that by way of a loan or by issuing shares to a third-party investor in exchange for capital - is central to what we do, and we have helped numerous technology businesses on their growth journey with:

  • Intellectual Property
  • commercial contracts
  • employment
  • property
  • pensions
  • financing
  • data protection
  • regulatory matters

We have the specialist resources to help you with all of the elements of corporate transactions in the technology space.