Stéphane Lemarchand assists global corporations and IT players with their strategic projects both on transactional and contentious matters.

Stéphane has over 20 years’ experience advising both multi-national and domestic clients on a wide range of IT-related legal issues. He is recognised across the industry as an IT dispute specialist, as well as a deal maker for major strategic IT and technology-related transactions. His client base is comprised of both market leading IT service providers and large end-user companies, in particular in the manufacturing sector.

In January 2019, Stéphane was appointed to the Executive Committee of DLA Piper as Managing Director for Clients and Sectors. This comes on the back of leading the Intellectual Property & Technology Group, at DLA Piper, as Global Co-Chair for 7 years.