LegalVision was very responsive right from the get go of my initial enquiry. A very easy process and they made sure they understood my expectations and outlined the brief and what to expect clearly to me which was great. Michael and his team also made suggestions relevant to what I was trying to achieve which I really appreciated.
Michael is a Practice Leader in LegalVision’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Law team with a deep understanding of ICT market practices and negotiation strategies.
Michael has over 13 years’ national and international experience in ICT law and general corporate law, including extensive experience in-house in multinational organisations, such as Vodafone, Nokia Networks, Thomson Reuters and Sage, as well as assisting SMEs and startups in private practice, covering a broad range of IT, telecommunications, media and intellectual property.
Michael’s ICT expertise includes drafting and negotiating large network carrier grade hardware, software and services sales and procurement agreements and general ICT agreements, such as software licences, SLAs, S&M contracts, managed services/outsourcing agreements, SaaS agreements, data centre networks agreements, systems integration agreements, cloud-based solution agreements, EULAs, website terms and conditions, IP collaboration agreements and channel partner agreements, preparing bid responses, telecommunications regulatory advice and advising on and negotiating disputes.
Michael assists a wide range of clients from startups to large enterprises with their ICT needs.
In his spare time, Michael enjoys swimming and helping with community projects.
Drafting and negotiating large telecommunications network carrier grade hardware, software and services sales and procurement agreements.
Drafting and negotiating software licences, SLAs, S&M contracts and agreements for managed services, SaaS, data centre networks, systems integrations and cloud-based solutions.
Drafting and negotiating IP collaboration, trial and R&D agreements and channeling partner agreements.
Advising on private sector and government sector ICT tenders.
Providing privacy and telecommunications regulatory advice.
The legal work provided by the team at LegalVision has been invaluable to Just Cuts. LegalVision’s balance between quality and efficiency is particularly impressive and integral to the success of our many franchised outlets. Their lawyers maintain a consistently high quality of service and their fixed-fee approach is a breath of fresh air.
Amber Turnbull, Just Cuts (COO)
LegalVision assisted with a number of legal docs and advice including negotiating with large corporates. They demonstrate pragmatism, experience and deep understanding of our business' risk profile, and has led to us counting LegalVision as an integral ingredient to the overall success of our business.
Anthony Bekker, ROKT (Head of Operations Strategy)
We have worked with LegalVision on our shareholders agreement, employee share scheme and a capital raise. Their fees are very reasonable compared to “name” firms and they have repeatedly gone the extra mile and demonstrate they know the startup space.
John Baini, TruePillars (Co-Founder & CEO)
LegalVision's lawyers are the team you want by your side when reviewing and negotiating contract terms. We’ve worked with LegalVision during our Friends & Family Round where they prepared our convertible notes, and during our seed round which we closed with excellent terms and well ahead of schedule.
Federico Collarte, Baraja Pty Ltd (Founder)
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Top 20 Startups in Australia - 2018 LinkedIn Startups List
NewLaw Firm of the Year Finalist – 2018 Australian Law Awards
Law Firm of the Year Finalist – 2018 Australasian Law Awards
AFR Fast 100 List – 2018 Australian Financial Review
NewLaw Firm of the Year – 2017 Australian Law Awards
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