What they say
"… a stand-out figure in the TMT space, seeks to add value to each instruction ... she is not a fence-sitter and happy to offer a strong opinion where necessary."
Legal 500 UK 2021
With more than 15 years' experience, Debbie has worked with global brands, household names and entrepreneurial businesses advising on trading arrangements, contracts, collaboration agreements, intellectual property rights protection and commercialisation, licensing and royalty agreements, IT contracts (software licences, support and maintenance, SaaS / Cloud, managed services and IT infrastructure contracts), online trading / website regulation, privacy and data protection issues (including GDPRs).
Debbie has worked with manufacturing and distribution businesses, including logistics and international trade agreements, agency terms and sales conditions. She is also an acknowledged expert in the travel sector, working with tour operators, travel agents, destination management companies and suppliers, advising on a wide range of matters including package travel and ATOL regulations, booking conditions and agency agreements. Debbie has also spoken at many ABTA events and contributed to travel and other publications.
Debbie is recognised on Legal 500's elite list of leading lawyers; she is also recognised in Chambers and Partners 2021 for her work in the TMT/information technology space as well as the travel sector.
In respect of the travel sector in particular, Chambers and Partners describes her as: "... very knowledgeable about tour operations and the associated commercial issues." Legal 500 2021 comments: "Debbie Venn is noted for her experience assisting e-tourism and online travel agency businesses, with particular expertise in booking terms and conditions, agency agreements, supplier contracts, package travel terms, and villa rental arrangements."