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Kirstin McKnight

Practice 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 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, IoT 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. She is experienced in giving commercial recommendations on the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) – the European Union’s new privacy legislation.

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.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and camping and previously hiked the Appalachian Trail in the US for four months.

Expertise

Information Technology

Drafting, advising and negotiating contracts involving software development, licensing and distribution.

E-Commerce

Advising on e-commerce retailers and brands, digital and technology businesses including internet marketplaces and players in the gig economy.

Data and Privacy

Advising on privacy issues and cross border data transfers.

Banking and Finance

Drafting, advising and negotiating for clients on banking and finance transactions.

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Our Awards

  •  Top 20 Startups in Australia - 2018 LinkedIn Startups List Top 20 Startups in Australia - 2018 LinkedIn Startups List
  • NewLaw Firm of the Year Finalist – 2018 Australian Law Awards NewLaw Firm of the Year Finalist – 2018 Australian Law Awards
  • Law Firm of the Year Finalist – 2018 Australasian Law Awards Law Firm of the Year Finalist – 2018 Australasian Law Awards
  • AFR Fast 100 List – 2018 Australian Financial Review AFR Fast 100 List – 2018 Australian Financial Review
  • NewLaw Firm of the Year – 2017 Australian Law Awards NewLaw Firm of the Year – 2017 Australian Law Awards
  • Customer Service Experience of the Year – 2017 Optus My Business Awards Customer Service Experience of the Year – 2017 Optus My Business Awards

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