Luisa D'Alessandro > Tyr > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Tyr
2 The Embankment
Sovereign Street
LEEDS
LS1 4BA
England

Work Department

Commercial and IT

Position

Luisa joined Tyr in February 2021 to establish the firm’s commercial and IT practice.  She is a commercial and IT contracts specialist with more than twenty years of experience in her chosen field.  Luisa deals with a range of commercial contract work including agency, distribution, franchising, outsourcing and supply and purchase agreements.  She also has significant experience in data protection law and e-commerce work and has a particular interest in supporting clients in the IT arena, dealing with matters such as software licensing models, IT system purchase and supply arrangements, reseller agreements and service level agreements.   Other sectors of experience include manufacturing, logistics, leisure and retail, and professional services. Clients range from SMEs to large corporates including household name organisations and listed companies.  She also deals with matters involving overseas aspects such as transborder data flows and international supply contracts.

Career

Luisa trained at Pinsent Masons where she spent a further five years in the Leeds commercial team on qualification, before spending seven years at Berg (now Kennedys).  Luisa joined Schofield Sweeney in 2013 and was promoted to partner in 2014, leading the firm’s Commercial team. In addition to her role as department head, she also held the firm’s Training Principal role for several years. Luisa has most recently moved to Tyr to head up the firm’s Commercial practice. Luisa has also spent time on secondment in the in-house legal team at Aviva.

Education

University of Leeds (LLB Law with French), College of Law, York (LPC).

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

(Firms to watch)

Tyr is continuing to build up its corporate and commercial offerings, with Chris Blantern and Luisa D’Alessandro the respective key contacts.

Yorkshire and the Humber > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

(Firms to watch)

Luisa D’Alessandro joined Tyr in February 2021 from Schofield Sweeney to establish the firm’s IT practice, which handles non-contentious matters, including IT contracting and data protection work.