Sarah Birkett is a senior member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Team and assists clients in a wide range of areas relating to privacy, data protection, information technology and commercial contracts.

Sarah provides a range of front-end advice on privacy and data protection issues, including as part of larger technology transactions.

Sarah regularly advises clients on the application of the Australian Privacy Principles in a wide range of scenarios, from start-ups and overseas entities looking to establish operations in Australia, to providing detailed advice on the specific processing activities and complex data storage and transfer arrangements, as well as assisting clients to manage privacy related risks via contractual terms.

Sarah has also assisted numerous clients with the management of cyber incidents and other data breaches, including providing advice on the notifiable data breach regime and communications with regulators and affected individuals.