Darren Sommers

Darren Sommers

Principal Solicitor at KHQ Lawyers

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Darren specializes in providing general commercial legal advice and specialist technology law advice to clients in the IT industry and other technology industries. In addition to his law degree, Darren has both an honors degree in Science and a Master of Information Technology. Darren has also previously worked as a software developer and business analyst for leading multi-national companies. Darren’s vocational experience in IT assists in providing his clients with practical and well targeted legal advice. Darren has previously worked as General Counsel for one of Australia’s largest online companies. Darren has also worked in other leading Melbourne based law firms as a senior lawyer.

Whilst focusing on technology companies, Darren also acts for clients in a range of industries and is well versed in corporate law and general commercial legal issues. Darren’s experience extends to the areas of IT and technology licensing, Online legal issues, Telecommunications, Mergers and Acquisitions, Venture capital and other fund raising, Commercialisation and protection of intellectual property, Media Law, and International trade and negotiations.


Specialties: IT Procurement, acting for IT Vendors, general commercial law for technology and service companies