TMT—new starter guide
TMT—new starter guide

The following TMT practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • TMT—new starter guide
  • What do technology lawyers do?
  • What do media lawyers do?
  • What do telecoms lawyers do?
  • Key topics in TMT
  • Outsourcing
  • Software
  • Cloud computing (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS)
  • New technologies
  • Artificial intelligence
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for TMT?

This new starter guide provides an introduction to the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) practice area and the transactions that lawyers in this area are regularly involved in. It is aimed at trainee solicitors and those who are new to any of the topics within TMT.

It covers the following:

  1. What do technology lawyers do?

  2. What do media lawyers do?

  3. What do telecoms lawyers do?

  4. Key TMT topics

  5. Q&As

  6. Further reading materials

  7. Key external links for TMT lawyers

  8. Key resources tab

This guide is intended to help you make the most of the LexisNexis® TMT materials by explaining how to find them, sign up for email alerts, access Q&As and submit a query to the LexisAsk team. Where something is not covered by this guide, use the Topics tab on the TMT homepage, or Topics dropdown menu on any page to browse further

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