Raymond is a TMT lawyer based in our Sydney office.
Raymond is a technology lawyer and programmer. He specialises in emerging technologies where he combines his strong technical IT skills with legal knowledge to deliver excellent client experience, especially on technically-complex matters. As an AI developer himself, Raymond is one of the firm’s resident experts on artificial intelligence.
Raymond specialises in technology, emerging technology (A.I. and Digital Assets), privacy law and intellectual property. As a skilled developer, Raymond regularly assists on matters which require deep understanding of technical systems and processes. With experience in building artificial intelligence and web3 applications, Raymond advises clients on legal and ethical issues in relation to projects involving artificial intelligence, blockchain (including cryptocurrencies, NFTs and DAOs) and data. Raymond also regularly works with a wide range of clients (both small and large) on digital transformation projects, IT & telecommunication contracts, software licences, privacy and online safety regulation, gambling regulations and export controls.
Raymond is recognised as a thought leader on AI, having won the Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Technology Lawyer of the Year Award (2023) for his work in AI within the Australian legal sector.
Bachelor of Laws at University of Technology, Sydney
Artificial Intelligence Programme at Oxford University
Admitted to Supreme Court of NSW and High Court of Australia
Experience & expertise
- ongoing legal advisory support for various clients (including a recruitment SaaS company, a legal community centre and a large Japanese marketing agency) throughout the lifecycle of their AI-related process, products or projects.
- various large corporations (including Treasury Wine Estates, Australian airline, a Japanese automobile company and a mental health start up) in relation to their digital asset projects.
- market leading technology M&A deals, notably Uber’s acquisition of Car Next Door (HSF media release).
- highly technical matters such as examining code for a software licence infringement dispute; reviewing OS source code in an electrical vehicle against export controls; and investigating logs for a data breach matter.
- regular legal advisor to various large technology clients (including those from the FAANG group of companies)