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HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

TMT

3 ranked lawyersBand 4AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Advises government clients on managed IT services deployment and technology security matters, and leading banks and corporate clients from across Australia on core TMT outsourcing and procurement issues. Additionally offers expertise on data security and cyber risk management, as well as advice on cloud technology and new fintech products and services. Established team in the media space advises on a range of litigation mandates, including representing media outlets and publishing houses in defamation cases. Also noted for pre-publication advice and expertise in intellectual property, regulatory and privacy issues in this sphere.

Notable practitioners

Josh Messing is particularly experienced in the handling of significant IT outsourcing and procurement mandates for clients from a varied range of business sectors, including broadcasting, energy and resources and financial services. He is also a seasoned adviser to the public sector, having acted on similar assignments for a number of New South Wales state government agencies.

Media specialist Nicholas Pullen focuses principally on issues impacting on broadcasters, print and online publishers and the advertising industry, being particularly well known for his mastery of defamation issues. He is viewed by the market as a "good practitioner" with "lots of experience in the area."

Peter Campbell has litigated media-related issues - including defamation, contempt and intellectual property disputes - for over 30 years. A market source reports that he is particularly "well thought of" in the conventional media space.

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Australia

TMT: Information Technology


Josh Messing
Band 4

TMT: Media


Nicholas Pullen
Band 3
Peter Campbell
Band 3