Tech builds business

Keeping up with the digital world

Technology underpins all aspects of our personal and working lives. From early beginnings through to today’s Industry 4.0, tech businesses exist to innovate and develop these technology products and services. The use of tech is integral to virtually every business and its operations. Tech can be a powerful asset in helping businesses understand consumer behaviour. It can also unearth how to engage and connect with other organisations in smarter and more efficient ways. 

Used properly, tech is a key business asset. It takes real expertise, right from the start, to unlock all this potential, and at the same time minimise risk.

That’s where we come in. Our unmatched depth of expertise of technology law allows us to deliver advisory and legal services on a wide range of needs – from major digital transformations for large organisations and software joint ventures between multinationals to supporting indie game developers in releasing their first product.

We help our clients in a broad range of areas:

  • 'As-a-Service' delivery model, including SaaS, IaaS and NaaS, PaaS
  • API and integration
  • Broadcast technology
  • Capital raising
  • Cloud computing
  • Commercial transactions and arrangements involving a business that has technology assets
  • Commercialisation of infrastructure projects
  • Company structuring (including establishing a company)
  • Data related matters: privacy (GDPR), security, cyber-security, analytics, business intelligence and commercialisation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Due diligence (including technology contracts and IP)
  • Employee share schemes
  • Fintech and payments
  • Investments
  • IoT, AR / VR, AI, blockchain, autonomous vehicles
  • Joint ventures
  • Licensing and commercialisation
  • Network infrastructure
  • Procurement and implementation
  • Sale and acquisition
  • Shareholders' agreements
  • Telecommunications and media regulatory advice.

What our clients say about us

“Arguably without peer in New Zealand in terms of the depth of their technical and current ICT experience.”

“They are incredibly knowledgeable but always pragmatic. Their exemplary advice is always timely, concise and to the point.”

“The technical expertise is incredibly high.”

"The firm has a wide range of skilled lawyers who are able to bring their specialisations to the needs of each request," going on to observe: "All the lawyers have consistently shown the same high levels of knowledge and work quality."

‘HGM is strong in their telecom industry expertise. More importantly, HGM is unique in its enthusiasm for serving and educating the client. The firm assisted this client with legal compliance in expanding its communications network to Auckland, New Zealand.’

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