Ryan specialises in commercial, intellectual property and technology law. He has worked at firms nationally and internationally, as well as undertaking secondments at a major clothing retailer and various regional universities.

Ryan is recommended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, the UK’s two leading guides to law firms and lawyers, for information technology. Chambers & Partners says “Fantastic, knowledgeable lawyer, Ryan Gracey impresses sources with his incisive understanding of technology law and its commercial applications. He is noted for his work negotiating high-value IT contracts”. Ryan has significant experience on complex IT implementation projects, global outsourcing, technology procurement, software and system development, SaaS and managed service contracts.

Ryan also regularly advises on the acquisition and commercialisation of intellectual property and is recommended in the Legal 500 in this practice area.

Notable recent work includes:

  • advising a leading UK retailer on the implementation of numerous business critical SaaS solutions
  • advising a global bank on an international roll-out of a risk management solution
  • advising on various omni-channel mobilisation, design and systems integration projects for US and UK retailers
  • advising on master SaaS, managed services agreements, software licences and statements of work for US mass media and entertainment organisations