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 is recognised in the 2019 edition of Doyles Guide as a recommended Technology, Media & Telecommunications lawyer in Queensland. Andrew has also been listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 edition for the area of Information Techonology Law.
Andrew’s experience includes the following:
27 Feb 19 to 11 Dec 19 - Sydney
This series will equip you with the knowledge and tools to buy and/or sell better, will ensure you remain compliant in this increasingly regulated environment, and will maximise your chances of success and beat off the competition.
26 September 2018 - Knowledge
#Transport, Shipping & Logistics
The NSW Government has just launched a new Freight and Ports Plan, underpinning more than $5 billion in committed freight infrastructure. In this article, four Holding Redlich partners provide their analysis of the plan and outline its key points.
27 November 2019 - Knowledge
#Taxation – Disputes & Litigation, #Corporate & Commercial Law
In his next push to combat tax avoidance and strengthen tax governance, the Commissioner of Taxation is allocating significant resources and will be giving close attention to the business activities of high wealth private groups.
21 November 2019 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Workplace Relations & Safety
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released guidance for upcoming changes to the Corporations Act that will require large proprietary and public companies to have whistleblower policies in place by 1 January 2020.