Alex is a highly regarded commercial lawyer, with an extensive practice focused on information technology, telecommunications, joint ventures, IT dispute resolution, corporate compliance and general commercial matters with an emphasis on the technology sector.

His sizable experience includes drafting and negotiating a wide array of technology agreements for the licensing of technology, systems integration, outsourcing, software hosting, cloud solutions, managed services, service level agreements, SaaS, IT consulting, software development and numerous other agreements for some of the world’s largest IT and telecommunications suppliers throughout the Asia Pacific Region. His practice also includes advising up and coming App developers on legal aspects of developing and distributing Apps for use on a multitude of different platforms and devices.

"Having practised extensively in-house and as external counsel for some of the world’s largest technology companies, I have a unique insight into the services technology companies demand from their advisors."

Significant matters

Global software company – in relation to implementation of a ‘whole of government’ cloud-based solution for an Australian State Government which, at the time, was one of the largest ever cloud based implementations for our client.

Telecommunication joint venture – acting for a consortium which supplied hardware, software and services to replace a telecommunication company’s ageing digital video network.

Global software supplier – in relation to the licensing arrangements and a managed services engagement with a major Australian bank as part of the bank’s core banking solution upgrade.

Global software supplier – in relation to drafting and negotiating a master services agreement with a major health insurance fund in Australia.

Global telecommunications supplier – in drafting a Master Procurement Agreement template for use with its subcontractors and other suppliers in Australia.

Global supplier of software – in negotiation of a software licence and services agreement for use within the higher education sector with three major higher education institutions in Australia.

Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne

Member, Law Institute of Victoria

Board Member, The Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (“HACCI”)

Mentor, HACCI Youth Professional Network

  • Brand Licensing
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Distribution/Agency
  • Financial Services
  • Intellectual Property and Trade
  • Information Technology and IT agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Privacy Law
  • Property Development
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • State Taxes

related contacts

Prath Balasubramaniam VIC
Kelly Dickson VIC
Tim Edwards NSW
Scott Fitzgibbon VIC
Craig Gibson VIC
Grant Guenther VIC
Sofia Haikalis NSW
Steven Jerrard VIC
Paul Kirton VIC
Terry Kokkinos VIC
Archana Manapakkam VIC
Chelyn Murphy NSW
Greg Peach NSW
Belinda Sigismundi VIC
James Sturgess VIC