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Helen Clarke

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Helen specialises in technology and digital transformation, privacy and cyber security, intellectual property, technology licensing, major procurement and outsourcing arrangements.

She acts for major government and private sector clients in industries including health, financial services, telecommunications, education and energy & resources.

Helen is Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Brisbane office, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Diversity and Inclusion Council, a lead partner in Corrs Cyber and regularly assists Corrs’ pro-bono clients with technology procurement projects and data privacy advice.

Helen is a member of Queensland University of Technology’s Law Advisory Group and on the editorial panel of Lexis Nexis’ Privacy Law Bulletin.

Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads

Advised TMR on a multi-phase competitive tender process for the procurement of a next-generation ticketing solution for passenger transport to replace the current system. This included interactive workshops and contract negotiation, and developing and negotiating a bespoke Project Agreement for the long-term delivery and operation of the new solution.

Aurizon

Adviser on intellectual property and data use issues and complex technology projects. These include the procurement of a driver-assist solution, a multi-vendor train movement planner and scheduling solution and software licensing and cloud services arrangements. Helen also worked with Aurizon to review, update and expand its standard form technology contracting documents.

Data privacy advice for multi-nationals

Providing Australian privacy advice as part of global privacy reviews by multi-national companies in connection with new product and service proposals. Clients have included Breville (data collection and privacy policies) MasterCard (biometric authentication), Mylan (data retention and privacy obligations applicable to telecommunications providers), Tesla (GPS software and tracking) and a Global cloud-based CRM provider (CRM software information collection).