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Technology transactions

The one constant in business is change.

And technology is often a key to implementing, facilitating or delivering that change. Our experienced team can help with all and any legal and commercial issues. Whether it’s creating, developing or acquiring technology, systems integration, outsourcing, network rollouts, joint ventures or M&A, we have the expertise you need. Our legal and commercial teams work seamlessly together with highly developed and sophisticated methodologies and documentation designed to reduce risk and deliver clear and well documented outcomes.

We offer deep insight into the particular issues for M&A (mergers & acquisitions). Information technology is an often overlooked, yet fundamental, component to any transaction, and can deliver immense benefit to an M&A deal, if considered properly and early.

We can help you with:

  • Pre-deal planning: understanding the commercial goals, and linking IT to strategic drivers.
  • Pre-deal assessment: ensuring that the deal is more likely to deliver the anticipated commercial benefits and a successful outcome.
  • Due diligence: identifying inefficiencies and gaps in a target's IT environment.
  • Transition: A transitional services agreement allows the entities to continue to depend on the other's IT systems for a negotiated period of time.
  • Post-deal operations: assessing whether to build a new IT platform, or to integrate the legacy systems of the target and the purchaser.

Whatever your needs, talk to the 2020 Law Firm of the Year for IT Law (Australia), by Best Lawyers.


Helping you successfully implement new technologies and processes

  • Investment
  • Transactions
  • Operating models
  • Outsourcing
  • Procurement
  • Systems integration
  • Compliance
  • Regulation
  • Risk Management
  • Commercial contracts
  • Investigations
  • Litigation
  • Benchmarking
  • Analytics

Case studies

Technology transactions


Advised on the technology aspects of its acquisition of Suncorp's Australian life insurance business for $640 million, making TAL one of Australia's largest life insurers.

Technology transaction


Advised on the legal technology aspects of its $85m acquisition of CommSec Adviser Services, the online wholesale broking business of Commonwealth Australia Bank.

Technology transactions

ReadyTech Holdings Limited

Advised this education and employment Software-as-a-Service company on the technology aspects of its proposed initial public offering and Australian Stock Exchange listing.

Technology transactions

NSW Treasury

Advised the State on IT matters for the long term lease of Port Botany, Port Kembla and the Port of Newcastle.

Technology transactions

Victorian and NT Governments

Advised the Victorian and NT Governments on IT matters relating to the long term lease of Ports of Melbourne and Darwin, and the commercialisation of the Victorian land titles registry.


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