McCullough Robertson is one of Australia’s leading independent law firms with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Newcastle. Its Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice acts for many public and private customers and suppliers of TMT goods and services. It is retained by a number of large technology businesses and advises a range of government departments.
Led by Partner Alex Hutchens, the TMT team works with vendors and customers from Australia and overseas to analyse data protection risks, develop data protection and management strategies and advise on the relevant legal and regulatory frameworks.
It regularly advises clients on the key risks associated with, and strategies to deal with, a cyber security event.
More broadly, the team has extensive experience in technology and telecommunications transactions, including software licensing, support and maintenance agreements, provision of design and consultancy services, systems integration, outsourcing, distribution agreements, ISP subscriber agreements, website design and hosting agreements, website rules, ASP agreements, web advertising agreements and privacy issues. It also has significant media law expertise.
McCullough Robertson is listed by Chambers Asia Pacific legal guide as a noted firm in the area of TMT law and is ranked in Asia Pacific Legal 500 for Technology and Telecommunications. Many of its lawyers have worked in major technology and communications businesses, including some of Australia’s largest, and others have financial qualifications and industry experience.