Kirstin McKnight

Practice Group Leader

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Practice Areas

  • Data and Privacy
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology

I'm a first time entrepreneur of a tech startup. Kirstin understood marketplaces and my concept, provided interesting feedback and was very responsive. Her team were lovely people to work with, and the price was the best I came across!

Zara Lord, uPaged

Kirstin is a Practice Group Leader in LegalVision’s IT law team. She drafts and negotiates all types of IT contracts both for suppliers and procurers including agreements for software as a service and cloud based products, software development, software licensing, IT professional services, reseller arrangements, managed services, hardware supply, IT and white label solutions.

She also helps online businesses preparing marketplace terms and conditions, mobile application terms and conditions, website terms of use and sale of goods and services online. Kirstin has deep industry expertise in privacy matters including compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles and the Spam Act as well as drafting privacy policies, privacy compliance manuals and data breach notification plans.

Her experience working both as a lawyer in a top international law firm and as a corporate legal counsel within a French listed company has given her an excellent understanding of the commercial issues businesses face and enables her to provide pragmatic and industry-specific advice for her clients.


Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts, University of Technology Sydney.

Professional Memberships: Law Society of New South Wales, New Zealand Law Society, Law Society of England and Wales.


Information Technology

Drafting and negotiating all types of IT contracts for suppliers and customers.


Advising on and drafting e-commerce legal documents for online businesses.

Data and Privacy

Advising on privacy matters including compliance with the the Privacy Act, including the Australian Privacy Principles and the Spam Act.

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Our Awards

  • 2020 Innovation Award 2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist – Australasian Law Awards
  • 2020 Employer of Choice Award 2020 Employer of Choice Winner – Australasian Lawyer
  • 2020 Financial Times Award 2021 Fastest Growing Law Firm - Financial Times APAC 500
  • 2020 AFR Fast 100 List - Australian Financial Review
  • 2021 Law Firm of the Year Award 2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
  • 2022 Law Firm of the Year Winner 2022 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards