Andrew Hynd practices in our Corporate & Commercial group, specialising in information technology, innovation 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 2022 edition of The 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.
03 Feb 22
In this seminar we will provide you with: selecting the most appropriate IT system to support the process, accessing everything, coding, reviewing and reporting including ATO requirements.
21 Feb 22 to 25 Feb 22
It’s a new year, a new law term and more than ever, we’re optimistic about new beginnings. Join us as we refresh and reinvigorate for what lies ahead in 2022 with a skills update for our annual NSW Government lawyers CLE intensive program. Although we look forward to returning to an in person format, this year we will be running the program as a series of webinars over the week commencing 21 February.