Allison Wallace is a corporate and transactional lawyer with a focus on technology, outsourcing and intellectual property (IP). Her practice includes advising on complex outsourcing and technology procurement projects, including large transformational platform implementations (such as ERP, CRM, and billing systems). Allison supports her clients by providing assistance through multi-vendor negotiations, and advising on software licence terms to as part of her clients' overall technology procurement strategy. Her project experience also includes providing strategic advice on managing troubled projects, including in providing assistance to negotiate exits from these kinds of projects.
Allison also advises clients on managing their key technology requirements – from managed and support services, to software licensing and IP protection. She also has experience providing technical and commercial advice regarding cloud-based services, website terms and conditions and software and app development.
Allison's practice also includes providing regulatory advice to clients on data and cybersecurity, as well as advising clients on the obligations of the various Australian privacy laws on their organisations, including in relation to the mandatory data breach notification scheme, and handling data and security breaches.
Allison is the co-chair of the Women in Profession Committee in Melbourne.
Prior to joining the firm, Allison worked as a broadcast journalist for five years at several metropolitan radio stations across Melbourne. She completed her practical legal training in-house at a major Australian media company.
- Law Institute of Victoria member
- Victorian Women Lawyers member
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