Thursday, August 11 2022

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths was involved in many of the highlights of London Tech Week, including its sponsorship of a Tech Nordic Advocates founding women’s event held at the London Stock Exchange.

Shoosmiths Head of Technology James Klein and Corporate Partner Helen Burnell gave a presentation at the event which focused on how to grow various technology businesses internationally. Led by Helen, the conversation focused on the challenges faced by female founders, highlighting real data demonstrating gender inequalities in the UK as well as practical advice on how female founders can access funding throughout their life cycle.

The annual London Tech Week showcases tech innovation and success in Europe’s leading tech hub, with world leaders sharing their expertise and knowledge in hundreds of locations across London – founded in 2014.

London Tech Week’s endorsement was followed on Friday by the announcement of Shoosmiths as a named partner in London & Partners’ new inbound investment partnership. By joining the network, the company will support North American businesses looking to establish or expand their business in London.

James Kleincorporate partner and head of technology for Shoosmiths, said: “It has once again been a real honor to be part of London Tech Week, celebrating the companies and leaders who make this city world renowned for its technology and its innovation.

It was also wonderful to end the week with the announcement of our company joining London & Partners’ Inward Investment Partnership. Despite continuing global uncertainties, we continue to see strong inward investment opportunities and industry-leading companies looking to come to London – and our teams look forward to helping clients move their ideas, products and activities.

Shoosmiths supports and sponsors Tech London Advocates, [techUK] Silicon Valley comes to the UK, The Coalition for a Digital Economy and the Start-up Leadership Programme, a global non-profit educational program and network for the next generation of founders and entrepreneurs.

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