About Robert

Rob is the firm's Education Sector leader and commercial lawyer who advises Australian and international government, universities, education providers and regulators in relation to technology, media and telecommunications, advertising, brands and marketing, competition (anti-trust) and consumer law. Rob has advised on a broad range of technology and corporate governance matters, including technological solutions, IP, outsourcing arrangements, licensing, procurement, trade practices and sustainability and climate change.

As well as education sector organisations, Rob advises clients from the IT, media, professional sporting, telecommunications, energy, health, and government sectors.

Robert is recommended by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 guide for his work in Data Protection and IT & Telecommunications.


  • Complex technology contracts and transactions

    Advising private and public sector clients on outsourcing, ICT and related services procurement and development including tendering and ICT procurement dispute avoidance and resolution strategies and non-litigious dispute resolution.

  • Advertising, brands and marketing

    Advising on media rights protection and exploitation, sponsorship and commercial contracts, trade mark registration and enforcement, and Consumer Law compliance.

  • Competition (anti-trust), regulation and Consumer Law

    Advising regulators, public and private sector organisations on regulatory compliance under a range of regulatory schemes, including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

  • Privacy and data security

    Advising in relation to all aspects of privacy and data protection compliance.

  • Intellectual property

    Advising in relation of copyright and trade mark protection and licensing, and commercialisation of research product. Acting in relation to and other IP transactions and due diligence investigations of IP assets.

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