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Cripps Pemberton Greenish

23 KINGS HILL AVENUE, KINGS HILL, WEST MALLING, ME19 4UA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01732 224000
Fax:
Fax 01732 224001
DX:
15570 WEST MALLING 2
Email:
Web:
www.cripps.co.uk

Irfan Baluch

Tel:
Work 01732 224006
Email:
Web:
www.crippspg.co.uk
Cripps Pemberton Greenish

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Irfan acts for a range of clients including software developers, large corporates, government agencies, universities and SMEs. He advises on all matters relating to information technology, intellectual property, data protection, outsourcing, procurement, e-commerce law and exploitation/commercialisation of novel technologies. He engages in M&A transactions focused in the technology sector and advises on commercial issues for corporate clients. Irfan has a scientific background, having completed a BSc (Hons) in Engineering (comprising a broad mix of both mechanical and production engineering) and worked for a number of years as a software developer prior to qualifying as a lawyer.

Career

Trained Cutler Gaskell; qualified 1999; solicitor Stevens Drake 1999-2000; solicitor Brachers 2000-03; solicitor Davies Lavery 2003-04; partner Vertex Law 2004-13; partner Cripps LLP 2013 to present.

Member

Society for Computers and Law.

Education

Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School; Mid-Kent College of Higher and Further Education; Portsmouth Polytechnic (1990, BSc Hons, engineering with business studies); Lancashire Polytechnic (1992, Common Professional Exams); BPP Law School (1994, Law Society Finals).


South East: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Cripps Pemberton Greenish has key sector experience in the fintech and adtech spheres, representing a wide range of clients from those areas. Pete Kenyon heads the team, and is prominent in matters concerning the development and commercialisation of software and online businesses.  Another key name at the practice is Irfan Baluch, a former software developer who developed the firm's GDPR compliance framework, while SaaS expert Kathryn Rogers is also highly recommended.

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