About Gavin Smith

Gavin Smith is head of the firm’s national Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice, and focuses on all aspects of the technology, media, telecommunications and data markets. He advises on large-scale technology procurements, business process and technology outsourcing, and offshoring deals and corporate transactions in the TMT sector. Gavin also advises on major Australian sports broadcast rights deals and commercial and regulatory telecommunications matters. He was the original founder of Allens Accelerate, and has advised many start-ups and high-growth companies on capital raisings and legal strategies for growth. Gavin is one of the leading practitioners in the Australian data industry, advising on all elements of the data life cycle, including data commercialisation strategies and data governance programmes. He also advises on cyber issues, including companies' responses to data security breaches.