Phil Pugh trained and qualified at Acuity, reaching Partner level in 2017. A corporate and commercial lawyer, with a particular interest in transactions, M&A, IP, and IT and technology Phil has strong technical skills and advises clients on complex transactions.
He works with a number of ‘spin-out’ companies and has spent time on secondment to a Russell Group University helping develop the University’s internal mobile application policy, advising on contracts for the development of mobile applications, website T&Cs, and software licensing arrangements.
Phil is highly regarded in the sector, advising on the sale and acquisition of a number of technology / IT companies and providing specialist advice on outsourcing, hosting, and cloud storage both to the end-user and supplier. Some of his most notable successes include:
Phil has considerable experience in the life sciences and healthcare sector and has spent many years advising clients on the sale and purchase of dental businesses.
His commitment to his own personal development has seen him become a certified expert in data protection, having completed the EU General Data Protection Regulation Practitioner qualification awarded by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications.
The Commercial Team is ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500.
The Corporate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500.
The Corporate Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.
Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
Wales Legal Awards 2020
The Tech and Communications Team is ranked Tier 1 in Legal 500.