We have been recognised for providing quality legal advice and service by Australasian Legal Business
as a leading firm in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications ALB Guide 2009
Technology is an integral part of every business, and a driving force in today’s economy. The continuous development and change in this vibrant industry presents enormous opportunities and challenges for any business. To be able to manage the legal and strategic risks they face, organisations require specialised legal advice from lawyers who are attuned to the issues associated with information and communication technologies.
Our Technology team is committed to delivering innovative and user friendly solutions designed to assist our clients to achieve their business objectives. By drawing on the broad range of expertise throughout our firm, we are able to provide commercially astute and pragmatic solutions that are tailored to our clients' requirements.
We can provide expert advice on all technology issues our clients are likely to face. Such work ranges from internet services and multimedia advice, to drafting technology contracts, technology and communications consulting agreements and joint ventures, tendering and outsourcing, privacy and spam, and software reseller arrangements.
Members of our team have previously worked in the IT industry, giving us a greater depth of understanding of our clients' business, and allowing us to take a hands on approach to the advice that we give.
Our diverse client base includes ISPs, telecommunications carriers, software companies, multimedia and website developers, e-commerce providers, government departments, local councils and private sector organisations.
We have a strong track record of providing client focused, strategic and commercially practical advice in the following areas:
- Technology contracts, including software development, maintenance and support services, licensing, outsourcing and escrow arrangements
- Software reseller arrangements
- Telecommunications services arrangements
- Technology transfer and exploitation
- Business restructuring
- Online transactions
- Internet and e-commerce law
- Technology procurement and tendering arrangements
- Manufacturing and hardware leasing agreements
- Privacy and spam
- Technology development and licensing
- Joint ventures and strategic alliances