Andrew Hynd is a Partner in the Corporate & Commercial group, with specialist experience in information technology and procurement.
Andrew has over 20 years’ experience acting for a range of public and private sector organisations on IT projects, especially software licensing, implementation and support, cloud services and privacy and data advice. He is highly regarded for the commercial and pragmatic advice he provides, with a specific focus on strategic procurement and the development, negotiation and implementation of complex contracts.
Andrew regularly advises local and international clients on privacy compliance issues, as well as a broad range of issues relating to data – including value capture, management, security and breaches. He also advise clients on software licensing and support contracts, ICT services, cloud computing and privacy and data security and offer clients a wealth of expertise and a strong commercial focus on all aspects of ICT projects.
Andrew is very experienced in government contracting, having advised on the development of the Queensland Information Technology Contracting (QITC) Framework in Queensland and the equivalent framework in New South Wales (Procure IT).
Andrew also assist clients in the startup ecosystem, providing initial advice on structuring, IP protection, fund raising and funding agreements, NDAs and employment arrangements, regulatory issues and services agreements.
Andrew has been listed in the 2019 to 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia for Information Technology Law. He is also recognised in the 2019 and 2020 edition of Doyles Guide as a recommended lawyer in Technology, Media & Telecommunications lawyer for Queensland.
Andrew’s experience includes the following:
12 April 2021 - Knowledge
#Data & Privacy, #Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19
We provide an outline of employers’ obligations under the Australian Privacy Principles when collecting, using, storing, and disclosing information about their employee’s vaccination status.
09 April 2021 - Knowledge
As 2021 moves full steam ahead, this note provides a quick reminder about some of the key updates to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules that took effect in December 2020. Those updates were largely targeted at making it easier for small and medium businesses to engage with relevant Commonwealth entities but also focus on sustainability.
03 March 2020 - Knowledge
#Procurement, #Corporate & Commercial Law
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Public Procurement 2020 provides a comprehensive and cohesive analysis and comparison of the public procurement laws in Australia and on a global scale.
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
20 Apr 21
In this seminar we will provide you with an overview of the legislative framework for royal commissions, corruption investigations and commissions of inquiry, insights and lessons learned from Howard Rapke, who led the firm’s team acting as Solicitors Assisting the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (Lawyer X) in Victoria and practical tips.