Macfarlanes partners with Tech City UK in relation to their Future Fifty Programme

25 September 2017

Macfarlanes is pleased to announce its partnership with Tech City UK, the government and industry funded body who aims to accelerate the growth of digital and tech businesses across the UK.

As well as working with Tech City UK to champion the UK tech sector, Macfarlanes will be an official partner of its Future Fifty initiative, a two year programme aimed at the UK's late stage tech companies, as its exclusive English law partner. Alumni of this programme include companies such as Zoopla, Just Eat, and Skyscanner.

The Macfarlanes technology group, led by Corporate and M&A partners Alex Edmondson and Richard Burrows, will lead this initiative from Macfarlanes.

Alex Edmondson, head of the technology group comments: “This is an exciting opportunity for us to partner with Tech City UK, a widely recognised and respected industry body, to support and help the development of the tech industry in the UK and the sector's fast-growing companies. We are looking forward to working with Tech City and UK tech companies on addressing the key issues facing the sector in the current economic and political environment.”

Parveen Dhanda, Tech City UK's Head of Future Fifty comments: "The digital sector is the growth engine of the UK economy and Future Fifty companies are a leading source of innovation and jobs. Macfarlanes is committed to helping the UK tech sector grow and we are delighted to be working with them to support the world’s most promising companies scale their businesses."