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Ken in 60 seconds

Ken is an IT and commercial lawyer specialising in technology, communications, intellectual property, e-commerce, payment services, privacy and data protection.

Ken has extensive in-house and private practice experience drafting and negotiating large-scale technology procurement contracts, including software application development, ownership and licensing, software as a service, outsourcing and cloud computing arrangements.

Ken advises on privacy and credit reporting laws, including drafting privacy policies, consent forms, collection notices, privacy impact assessments and privacy clauses in commercial contracts. He also advises on data protection issues, including drafting data transfer agreements for both local and multinational organisations, and advising on laws on data protection and security.

Ken's area of focus is in the financial services sector. He has particular interest in financial services technology and innovation. He has deep understanding of technology commercialisation and intellectual property rights issues.


  • BA LLB Grad Dip (Legal Practice)

Ken 's Recent Experience

Global Telecommunications Company

Advising on various data security and protection issues, including in relation to amendments to Australian national security laws.

Global Payments Provider

Advising on the transitioning out of hosted services provided from a data centre, including drafting and negotiating various transactional documents to effect the transition.

Commonwealth Government

Advising on a large-scale multi-vendor procurement project involving the development of a front-end loans origination system and integration with a credit reporting agency's systems.

Big 4 Australian Bank

Advising on various privacy matters, including undertaking large numbers of privacy impact assessments, advising on credit reporting laws, processes and procedures, and drafting privacy training modules and materials.

Big 4 Australian Bank

Advising on the design, development and roll-out of a revolutionary new point of sale payment solution - comprising a secure merchant terminal and open platform for the deployment of software apps - which is set to transform the way business operates.

Ken 's Recent Insights


  • 13 Dec 2016

In this specially-themed edition of The Wrap we consider how innovation as a concept is driving different initiatives in the financial services industry. Innovation has become a commonly ...

Beyond Blockchain Theory: Applications in the Post-Trade Ecosystem

  • 01 Dec 2016

KEY TAKE OUTSThe current state of the post-trade ecosystem is highly complex and involves a myriad of players.Smart contracts operating on a blockchain have the potential to simplify the complex we...