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Ken Wong

Ken Wong

Senior Associate (Australia)

Ken is an Australian qualified technology and commercial lawyer specialising in technology commercialisation, procurement, outsourcing, digital transformation projects, e-commerce and data protection. 



Ken has both private practice and in-house experience with drafting and neogitating large-scale technology procurement contracts, including software application developments, ownership and licensing, software as a service, platform as a service and cloud computing arrangements.

Ken's experience includes advising: 

  • ClearBank, a UK clearing bank, on the contract drafting and negotiation with a key customer for the supply of agency banking and payments clearing services.
  • Export Finance and Insurance Corporation, an Australian government agency, on the procurement of an online loans origination platform with integration to a credit bureau's systems for the automated delivery of credit risk reports.*
  • Origin Energy, an Australian energy provider, on the procurement of whole of enterprise systems and data migration to the Microsoft Azure cloud.*
  • Origin Energy, an Australian energy provider, on the renewal of Microsoft Office 365 estate agreements, business services agreements, supply agreements, enterprise agreements, and various subscription enrolments.*
  • Baida Poultry, Australia's largest poultry producer, on the procurement of an enterprise resource planning system and Oracle database engine software.
  • Mastercard, a financial services company, on the transition out of a Fujitsu data centre that was hosting payment processing facilities.*
  • Wentworth Community Housing, a government housing developer in Australia, on the procurement of data migration and hosting services with Amazon Web Services.*
  • Commonwealth Bank, a big 4 Australian bank, on the outsourcing to Hewlett Packard Enterprises comprising managed services, infrastructure as a service and end user computing.*
  • Commonwealth Bank, a big 4 Australian bank, on the design, development and roll-out of a new point of sale payment solution comprising a secure merchant terminal and open platform for the deployment of software applications.*
  • NSW Port Authority, an Australian state government department, on the procurement of an enterprise resource management system for managing marine ports.*
  • NEP, a global broadcasting company, on the supply of downstream and technical support services for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.*
  • Samsung, a global consumer electronics company, on an application development and licensing agreement with multiple application developers.*
  • Arthur J Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage and risk management company, on the procurement of a new insurance broking system to replace legacy systems.*
  • Sydney International Airport, on the procurement of the supply, install and maintenance of automated bag drop machines and software application.*
  • Hobart International Airport, on the tender and procurement of an enterprise resource management system to replace legacy systems.*

*Experience gained prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills 

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