Neil Simon-Weaver advises companies on all matters of IT law, specialising in German and European data protection law and digital regulation.

He advises clients in the Technology, Media and Communications, Renewable Energy and Real Estate sectors. This includes advising on international data flows and data usage business models, especially in the areas of IoT and Big Data. He is also experienced in advising clients on exchanges with data protection authorities including contentious proceedings.

Prior to joining Osborne Clarke in 2020 after studying in Mannheim and Toulouse, the English native speaker worked as a fully qualified German lawyer for a multidisciplinary consulting firm in the field of IT and data protection law.

Neil also regularly publishes legal articles, especially on data protection issues.


Osborne Clarke advises CBRE on the acquisition of J&J Worldwide Services. Read more here

VR Ventures/Redstone, coparion and Swiss Post Ventures

Osborne Clarke advises VR Ventures/Redstone, coparion and Swiss Post Ventures on ContractHero seed round, read more.

G2 Venture Partners

Osborne Clarke has advised investor G2 Venture Partners on its investment in energy start-up 1KOMMA5°. Read more here

VR Ventures / Redstone

Osborne Clarke advises VR Ventures / Redstone on investment in SaaS start-up Kertos, read more


Osborne Clarke advises Redstone on financing round of Atlas Metrics, read more


Osborne Clarke advises Redstone on its investment in Careloop, read more

Allcargo Logistics

Osborne Clarke advises Allcargo Logistics on the acquisition of shares in Fair Trade GmbH, read more


Osborne Clarke advises CloudFactory on acquisition of machine learning platform Hasty, read more

OSF Digital

Osborne Clarke advises OSF Digital on the acquisition of netnomics, read more

Galileo Global Education Germany

Osborne Clarke advises Galileo on acquisition of AKAD University, read more

Token Gruppe

Osborne Clarke advises Token Group on BaFin licence, read more

Allianz Real Estate GmbH

Comprehensive advice in a strategic project of the world's largest real estate investor in the field of smart buildings. Handling related legal issues around data usage, in particular data protection.

FUNKE Digital

Osborne Clarke advises FUNKE Digital on the acquisition of Truffls. Read more here.