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Neil Pfister


Corporate & Commercial

Neil is a specialist Commercial, IT & IP Partner in our Corporate and Commercial Department.

He brings his real-life experience at the sharp-end of the IT world to the advice he gives in his core specialism of Commercial Law.

Neil specialises in advising clients based in technology and software, particularly on terms and conditions, agency agreements, confidentiality / NDAs, consultancy, distribution, e-commerce, franchising and intellectual property law. He also advises commercial clients on how to structure their businesses, buying and selling companies, partnerships, LLPs or sole trader businesses.

Prior to entering the law, Neil set up an IT company specialising in providing bespoke software to Local Government. He began his legal career in Surrey, joining Downs Solicitors, rising through the ranks to become Head of Corporate and Commercial. He is also the founder and editor of the technology law website, IT Legal.


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