Our growth continues to accelerate with second partner appointment to our Corporate and Commercial team this month
Published: 4 July 2017
Fletcher Day are delighted to announce the arrival of Neil Pfister who joins as a Corporate and Commercial Law Partner. The appointment took effect from Monday 3 June 2017.
Prior to entering the law, Neil set up an IT company specialising in providing bespoke software to Local Government. He began his legal career with Fisher Meredith, before joining Downs solicitors in 2012. Neil became a Partner in 2014 then Head of Corporate and Commercial in 2015.
Neil advises commercial clients on how to structure their businesses, as well as on buying and selling companies, partnerships, LLPs or sole trader businesses. Neil also 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 - in particular the Telecoms, Media and Technology sectors, on matters such as IT and Internet start-up advice as well as Intellectual Property-related issues.
His work encompasses new start-ups, investor and shareholder agreements as well as mergers and acquisitions. On the commercial side Neil specialises in advising clients based in technology and software, including terms and conditions, agency agreements, confidentiality / NDAs, consultancy, distribution, e-commerce, franchising and intellectual property law.