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Information Technology and Procurement

Rapidly evolving and converging technologies often give rise to a number of complex challenges and risks which can significantly impact our clients’ business operations and revenue. Focused on providing pragmatic advice, with a specific emphasis on core systems and business transformation, Gadens’ team of specialist lawyers advise on all aspects of information technology, development, implementation and operation.

Delivering clients an end-to-end solution, we regularly advise in relation to due diligence, IT contracts including QITC and ICT based contracts, commercialisation of IT products, e-security including policy development and practices, outsourcing including business process outsourcing and system outsourcing, information technology development and implementation, e-commerce strategies, content privacy and all aspects of IT procurement.

With an impressive list of clients spanning all levels of government as well as telecommunications, software and web development companies, cloud services companies, financial institutions, retailers and suppliers, our team has the skills, experience and insight to identify opportunities and deliver the best possible solutions in even the most complex of situations.

Gadens is the only Australian Member Firm of the Global Lexing® Network of specialist advanced technology law firms. Working regularly with the Lexing® Network lawyers has enabled us to advise multi-nationals on complex cross-border data privacy, regulatory, commercial and corporate matters. Lawyers from the Lexing® Network across the globe actively collaborate and advise on emerging legal issues in the privacy, data and technology space including AI, robotics and cyber security matters.


Cyber Security and Data Protection

It is becoming increasingly important for businesses to safeguard their data and information as well as implement effective processes and strategies that mitigate cyber-security risks. With more and more information and data being stolen or misused, websites being disabled and increased reports of hacking, being prepared for such a breach can often be the difference between a good or bad impact on corporate reputation.

We regularly advise clients across the full spectrum of data protection, privacy and cybersecurity issues including in relation to compliance and business strategy, security risk management, technology transactions including outsourcing, investigations and disputes resolution including regulatory proceedings and enforcement. Monitoring the latest cybersecurity trends, particularly those that are likely to impact our clients’ businesses, we strategically develop and implement preventative measures so that our clients receive reliable, tailored, risk-based advice.

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