Technology Law Experts

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Arnotts Technology Lawyers represents clients all over Australia, and internationally who do business in Australia. Our firm works heavily on all Technology and Telecommunications matters, from the seed of an idea to the final product. Whether you’re a software business owner, a startup, or a multinational corporation or government department procuring a technology solution, we will not only protect your legal interests, but we’ll also help your business thrive in the technology and telecommunications sector. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every case and customize our support to your individual needs and concerns.

Our lead Technology Lawyers, Alan Arnott, has been working in the technology law space for 15 years. With university degrees in both Law and Computer Science, and extensive experience acting for clients on large technology procurement and negotiations, Alan is on the pulse of modern technology and telecommunications, and has monitored their evolution to inform our own legal approaches—all to give you exceptional advice that will last for years to come.

Get in touch with us to set up a free first consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to enquire whether our services are right for you.




Level 2, 151 Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

(612) 8238-6989


Areas of Practice

Quick and easy contract drafting

We are technology contract specialists. Through working with technology and telecommunications clients over many years we have gained significant experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of technology contracts. We live and breathe technology contracts and understand the commercial, technical and legal issues that matter most to our clients.  

Through DocuStream, we provide free legal advice to customers who purchase legal document templates through the DocuStream platform. We can also prepare fixed price and fully customised short or long form agreements on an urgent basis.


We are experienced technology dispute litigators. We have helped clients resolve and manage both simple and highly complex technology disputes in court proceedings and in other circumstances.  We have assisted clients resolve, among other matters, multimillion dollar shareholder and partnership disputes, disputes involving breaches of directors duties and misappropriation of confidential information, disagreements around the scope of technology projects and the performance of delivered software, and in resolving a vast array of technology distribution, supply and licensing disputes.


When it comes to negotiating IT contracts, we have a wealth of experience acting for both suppliers of technology and customers.  We regularly assists clients negotiate complex supply, distribution, reseller, joint-venture and other technology specific contracts.  We can help you negotiate the best possible outcome because we understand the legal issues that matter most to you and because in many instances we have negotiated those issues many times before.

Our clients who we negotiate agreements for include software developers, telecommunications carriers and many other technology focused supplier businesses. 


The startup and small business marketplace is still a new and fierce frontier that requires legal advice from attorneys who are deeply entrenched in the particularities of technology law. Our firm gives you a holistic approach, so your company can get the best competitive advantage.

We can help with the full range of startup legal documents. From Shareholders Agreements, to Employment Contracts, Terms of Use, Privacy Policies, Heads of Agreements, Letters of Intent, Joint Venture Agreements and much more.


The internet, software, and technology are so pervasive that we can’t remember having ever lived without them. They make our lives simpler, but behind the curtain are fluctuating challenges in protection and monetization—challenges that our firm stays two steps ahead of

We act for many different software, SAAS and digital media companies on a very wide range of legal matters.  We have assisted global software companies negotiate software deals in Australia we have acted for overseas software companies pursue court cases against Australian defendants.  


With the myriad of privacy laws now affecting Australian enterprise, including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation, we understand that privacy law can be overwhelming for many Australian businesses. 

We are very experienced in assisting clients with privacy advice, the preparation of Privacy Policies and Data Protection Addendums, including in the context of procurement, and in delivering presentations on the impact of privacy law.



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Use the form below to contact us regarding your legal enquiry. Please be as detailed as possible. Include your industry along with any specific document requests. To help us best service your enquiry, we recommend that you first describe the issue you’re having before telling us what you want to achieve. You may also email or call us to make an appointment.

For job opportunities, please email us your resume. We’re always looking for new and exceptional talent to lead the firm into uncharted fields of practice.

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