Monique Azzopardi

Clayton Utz
Special Counsel Sydney

An experienced commerical lawyer with special expertise in technology transactions and projects. A core part of Monique's practice is privacy law, data protection and data access. She is regularly called upon to assist clients to navigate privacy legislation and to undertake privacy audits and privacy impact assessments. She also crafts tailored privacy provisions for contracts to ensure that contracts are aligned with all relevant privacy laws, including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Notable Work
  • Advising Defence in relation to three separate contracts for the provision of ICT services.
  • Advising an IT provider to undertake privacy audit and to set up privacy compliance framework, including drafting external and internal policies to ensure compliance with the Privacy Act.
  • Advising TfNSW in relation to its new smartcard contract solution to make trips easier for people who receive subs
  • Advising a Commonwealth agency in relation to its privacy impact assessment for the development and use of a proposed IT platform that would involve the collection and storage of a large number of sensitive datasets.
  • Advised Sydney Trains in relation to its proposed tender to procure hardware, software and other ICT services to support the Sydney Trains network.
  • Advised DCS with respect to its innovative, market-led building assurance solution platform to track a building's provenance beyond basic compliance.
  • Advised Defence on its major IT project to implement a new software management system to replace a core legacy system used to track and manage aviation services.
  • Advised the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry in relation to the transition from EXDOC to the new Next Export Documentation system.
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