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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 worked for over eight years at Norton Rose Fulbright in Paris specialising in corporate and banking and finance law. More recently she worked at ENGIE (a French multinational energy company) advising on mergers and acquisitions, finance and general corporate matters.

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

At LegalVision, Kirstin now works on IT law, including drafting, advising and negotiating contracts involving software development, licensing and distribution, e-commerce and marketplaces, data privacy and security issues, IT intellectual property and all other aspects of IT law.

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

  • 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
  • Diversity Law Firm of the Year Finalist – 2017 Women in Law Awards Diversity Law Firm of the Year Finalist – 2017 Women in Law Awards
  • Employee Program of the Year Finalist – 2017 Australian Law Awards Employee Program of the Year Finalist – 2017 Australian Law Awards
  • Innovator of the Year – 2016 Australian Law Awards Innovator of the Year – 2016 Australian Law Awards
  • Professional Services Business of the Year – 2016 Optus MyBusiness Awards Professional Services Business of the Year – 2016 Optus My Business Awards