Neil Simon-Weaver advises companies on all matters of IT law and focuses on all issues relating to German and European data protection law.

He advises clients in the renewable energy and real estate sectors. This includes digital platform providers on data usage, B2B, B2C business models in addition to software-as-a-service (SaaS) contracts. 

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 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.