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Andrea Mitchell

Special Counsel

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Andrea Mitchell

Andrea Mitchell

Special Counsel

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Andrea Mitchell

Andrea Mitchell

Special Counsel

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Andrea is a Special Counsel in the Sydney office with extensive experience in privacy, cyber security and data protection compliance and digital transformation/technology advisory advising clients in the financial services, education, health/life services, media and Government sectors. Andrea is a highly effective negotiation strategist and contract negotiator having led global technology transaction negotiations in Switzerland and the UK. She has co-authored guides and commentary in Thomson Reuters Practical Law and articles on privacy law compliance and data protection issues for IAPP and One Trust Guidance publications. She continues her academic interests in the legal issues in social media, online internet safety and personal privacy rights.

Experience
  • Comprehensive privacy review of key Australian regulator with recommendations to its Board to fix compliance gaps and achieve best practices
  • Privacy audit and assessment with recommended actions for an Australian national broadcaster
  • Privacy review in respect of Census 2021 including recommended actions to remedy compliance gaps
  • Advising international telecommunications provider of its Australian privacy compliance and data processing obligations for an IoT project
  • Advising a national infrastructure and asset manager on its privacy and surveillance compliance with recommended protocols for its national fleet vehicle management program
  • Developing data governance recommendations for a data governance framework for a major Australian health service provider  
  • Negotiating software licence, implementation and development agreements for a financial services adviser
  • Developing privacy policies, terms and conditions, SaaS agreements for e-commerce platforms for education and health services providers
  • Advice on CPS 234 (and related standards) and preparation of a guidance product for use by financial service customers for a major global tech company

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Andrea is a Special Counsel in the Sydney office with extensive experience in privacy compliance, cyber security, data protection and technology transaction advisory.

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