Tyr’s Commercial team is led by partner, Luisa D’Alessandro.

Luisa is a commercial contracts and IT specialist with over twenty years of experience in her chosen field.  She acts for a range of clients from small to medium enterprises to large public and private companies as well as public sector bodies and universities.  Her work has covered a variety of sectors including manufacturing, leisure, retail, professional services and IT.

Luisa is ranked in Chambers and Partners for her work in the IT practice area in Yorkshire.  She is the author of a number of published articles on commercial law matters, including several in the Procurement and Outsourcing Journal and has undertaken a significant number of speaker engagements.

Described by clients as “effective and responsive”, Luisa is also known for delivering “clear and precise advice”.  The Chambers Guide 2021 describes Luisa as enjoyingan excellent reputation in the region’s emerging tech scene for her advice on software licensing, various modes of outsourcing, e-commerce and data protection”.

Tyr’s Commercial practice covers:

  • Commercial law and contracts.  This includes advising on trading terms and conditions, confidentiality arrangements, contracting processes, agreements for supply of goods and services, distribution and agency agreements, manufacturing agreements, rental contracts, outsourcing, commercial joint ventures and franchising.   We also advise on IP exploitation matters such as licensing.
  • IT law.   The firm advises on a full range of IT contract matters such as software licensing, SaaS arrangements, software ownership issues, hardware and system purchase and supply arrangements, hosting arrangements, cloud service agreements, reseller arrangements, service level agreements and IT outsourcing.
  • E-commerce.    This involves handling website compliance matters and all aspects of online and other means of distance trading, marketplace agreements, website development and hosting services contracts, online marketing contracts, cookies compliance, direct marketing compliance and web terms of use.
  • Data Law.  All aspects of data protection (GDPR) compliance including privacy policies, compliance advice, international data transfers, data protection audits, subject access requests and privacy and electronic communications law.
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