qLegal collaborates with a number partners including qMedia, the Centre for Digital Music (C4DM); the Interaction Media and Communication Group (IMC); and the Multimedia and Vision Research Group (MMV), the Mile End Group, law firms Ropes & Gray LLP and Morrison & Foerster LLP, and patent and trademark firm Kilburn & Strode LLP.
The Law Boutique
The Law Boutique is a Legal Consultancy that is on a mission to change the way that legal services are delivered. We work with smaller, under-served businesses and we are committed to putting some pragmatism and simplicity back into the legal industry. We believe that by shattering the traditional business model and employing the right people, technology and agile ways of working, we can offer more affordable legal services and we can do that in plain English. Having worked with over 100 startups since we were founded in 2017, The Law Boutique is a startup for startups and our aim is to change the face of law for good without compromise. We offer companies a legal service that is personal, bespoke and of the highest quality, at prices that are fixed and affordable.
Google Campus is a co-working space in the heart of East London’s Tech City that’s powered by Google to offer startups the tools they need to succeed. Think seven floors of flexible work space, free high-speed internet and support to fuel your ideas, from mentoring programmes to networking events and much more. Whether you’re a London-based startup or passing through the city, Campus is the place for you.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been in the innovation business for more than 75 years. HPE makes IT environments more efficient, productive and secure, enabling fast, flexible responses to a rapidly changing competitive landscape. It delivers high-quality, high-value products, consulting, and support services in a single package. HPE has industry-leading positions in servers, storage, wired and wireless networking, converged systems, software, services and cloud. Its vast intellectual property portfolio and global research and development capabilities are part of an innovation roadmap designed to help organizations of all sizes – from global enterprises to local startups – transition from traditional technology platforms to the IT systems of the future.
Intel Corporation (UK) Ltd
Intel Corporation is the world’s largest Semiconductor manufacturer and is the leading manufacturer of Computer, Networking and Communications Products. With 185 Sites in 63 countries and over 105,000 employees, Intel’s annual revenue is over $53B worldwide. Among its corporate activities, Intel invests $100M each year in education across more than 100 countries, and has provided over 5 million hours of volunteer services in our communities over the past 5 years.
Kilburn & Strode LLP
Kilburn & Strode understand the point where business, innovation and the law meet. Wholly dedicated to intellectual property, the firm is known for delivering practical, jargon-free advice that helps clients to protect and profit from their IP interests. With many leading science and technology specialists among its attorneys, Kilburn & Strode is ideally placed to advise on the legal, technical and commercial interests that come together in this complex area of the law.
Lexoo is a legal start-up that gets multiple quotes from specialised lawyers, all hand-picked by the Lexoo team. Lexoo do the vetting for clients so they only receive quotes from lawyers that are right for the job.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Founded in 1883, MoFo is now a large international law firm dedicated to delivering business-orientated results to clients around the world. With over 1,000 lawyers spread across 17 offices in the world’s key financial and technology centres, MoFo handles some of the world’s largest cross-border transactions, as well as being very active in the mid-market. In London we offer advice on all aspects of corporate, technology, taxation, finance, privacy and employment law, as well as offering comprehensive capabilities in litigation and dispute resolution. MoFo is also a pro bono leader. One of the first law firms to create a full-time pro bono counsel position, MoFo dedicates extraordinary resources to help attorneys contribute their best through pro bono work.
Orbrys is a boutique law firm, yet international in nature, specialised in Technology, Cyber-security and Intellectual Property Law. Active in London, Paris and Barcelona, Orbrys provides legal and commercial advice to technology blue-chip multinationals and start-ups in the Telecommunications and IT Industries, leading the negotiation of large international commercial agreements, venture capitalist funding rounds, mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising on general corporate matters.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Ropes & Gray is a global law firm, with more than 1100 legal professionals serving clients in the key centres of business, technology and government across eleven offices. Ropes & Gray provides advice on areas such as intellectual property, private equity, business and data security and investment management.
St Paul's Way Trust School
St Paul's Way Trust School is a mixed comprehensive school in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, which provides education for 1400 students at primary, secondary and sixth form level. The School became a Foundation Trust School in March 2010. The Foundation Trust comprises Queen Mary University of London, King's College London, University of East London, University of Warwick, XL Catlin, London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Tower Hamlets NHS. In March 2013 Ofsted described the school as outstanding in every category. It commended the school for its “relentless pursuit of scholarship and excellence.”
Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centres, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world.
The Legal Education Foundation
The Legal Education Foundation’s aim is to promote the advancement of legal education and the study of the law in all its branches. The Foundation does this by making grants to a wide variety of mostly charitable organisations working in different social, professional and academic settings and by commissioning research.
The Foundation kindly granted qLegal at Queen Mary University of London £90,000 to expand services. Read more about the grant.