Strategic Sourcing and Major Transformations
With unrivalled local and international expertise in complex IT transformations and outsourcing, our Strategic Sourcing Team are the go-to advisors for New Zealand's largest domestic and multi-national transactions occurring in this space. Read more about our expertise here.
Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity
As the regulatory environment becomes increasingly complex, and emerging technologies create new data management and privacy challenges, our team of experts are here to support you. We advise clients on data management and security practices, the privacy implications of implementing new technologies, data migration projects, privacy and data protection law compliance, security and privacy breach response (including support with regulatory investigations and notification processes) and third-party data processing arrangements.
Cloud, as-a-Service and Data Centres
Our team have deep expertise on the development, rollout and procurement of SaaS and other cloud-based offerings, and regularly advise clients on SaaS terms and related privacy compliance requirements. We also have specialist expertise on data centre arrangements including managed service and colocation agreements.
Our experts advise on the full spectrum of emerging technologies, including AI, the Internet of Things, blockchain and the trust economy, virtual and augmented reality, 3D printing and just about everything "as-a-Service". These technologies are driving change at an exciting pace, but also posing complex legal and regulatory challenges. We support clients to navigate the requirements specific to their industry and drive value for their business.
Advising on everything from blockchain-powered trading platforms to payment systems, afterpay solutions, regulatory compliance and open banking, our dedicated FinTech team are leading experts in the FinTech space. Read more about our FinTech team here.
We offer specialised advice for the telecommunications sector, including in the roll out of new services, network access agreements and downstream supply arrangements, construction of capacity, and outsourcing solutions. Where needed, we involve our regulatory, competition, public law, or disputes experts to provide comprehensive support to clients in this sector.
Our specialists advise Māori organisations on digital and technology matters, including technology contracts and projects, the development and commercialisation of technology, and compliance issues relating to the introduction of new technology solutions and services.