Examples of our work

SOFTWARE DEALS

Advising and representing a software developer client in negotiations of a software licensing and support deal with a large telecommunications carrier.

Drafting cloud computing end user agreements for a software-as-a-service provider.

Negotiating a software licence and support agreement and a confidentiality agreement with a government department.

Assisting a US-based software company "Australian-ise" its licence agreement.

Negotiating a source code licence agreement on behalf of the customer of a software developer.

Representing an Australian software developer on the negotiation of a master consultancy agreement with a US-based software supplier.

Drafting a custom software licence, installation, support and maintenance agreement, and an API access agreement for a software supplier.

 

STARTUPS

Drafting Website Terms of Use, Smartphone Application End User Licence Agreements (EULAs), Privacy Policies and shareholder agreements for many new tech startup businesses.

 

JOINT VENTURES

Advising and representing one of Australia's leading media organisations in negotiations with multiple joint venture parties including domestic and foreign software companies

 

MANAGED SERVICES

Drafting a new customised Master Services Agreement for a major managed IT services provider.

 

HI-TECH DEPLOYMENTS

Negotiating a deal with a gold mine on behalf of a telecommunications carrier for the deployment of an ad hoc rural communications network. 

Representing a government client in the negotiation of a multimillion dollar hardware supply and installation deal.

Drafting a data centre point of presence agreement for a conglomerate of internet service providers.

Acting for a managed services provider on a high value telecommunications equipment roll out.

Advising a shopping centre in relation to the occupation of land by a telecommunications carrier.

Advising on the installation of low impact telecommunications facilities in a wide range of circumstances.

 

LITIGIOUS & NON-LITIGIOUS DISPUTES

Advising on a shareholder dispute that involved anton piller orders (urgent orders to carry out the search of premises).

We acted for a client in proceedings commenced in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in a dispute involving claims of breaches directors duties and misappropriation of confidential information and the unlawful diversion of business opportunities. The matter concluded by way of a confidential settlement.

Applying for urgent injunctive relief on behalf of internet service providers to prevent the disconnection of thousands of customers from a communications network.

Acting for a client in proceedings commenced in Queensland relating to telecommunications network quality.

 

ISP DOCUMENTS

Drafting a standard form of agreement, complaints handling policy, financial hardship policy, acceptable use policy and other related documents for a large internet service provider.

 

SOFTWARE PIRACY

Advising a client in response to allegations of software piracy.

 

CORPORATE DISPUTES

Advising and representing a client in urgent negotiations for the settlement of a tech startup shareholder dispute.

Advising clients on issues relating to breaches of confidence and professional negligence.

 

TENDERS

Assisting and advising software companies on tender submissions to government.

 

REGULATORY ADVICE

Advising a client in relation to online tobacco sales legislation and related regulatory impact.

Advising a telemarketing company being investigated by ACMA for breach of the Do Not Call Register Act.

Acting for a major online client on the review of a privacy policy. We are called upon on a regular basis to advise on Australian privacy law. We have experience drafting Privacy Poilcies for a wide range of clients. We can conduct privacy audits, deliver presentation on privacy law and provide advice on discreet privacy issues.

Preparing and successfully applying for a carrier licence from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for a new telecommunications carrier.

Handling low impact facility land access objections on behalf of both carriers and objectors.

Advising on data breaches.