Law & Technology! Panel Discussion and Q&A

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 13/07/2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
Gilbert + Tobin

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Join us for a forward looking session on the future of the law and new technologies – how is technology changing law; should we be concerned about these changes, or are they opportunities; will these changes affect access to justice; do students need to complement their law degree with study in IT, and what about practitioners?

Pannelists:
Danny Gilbert AM, Chair, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Gilbert + Tobin
Dr Philippa Ryan, Barrister & Lecturer , University of Technology Sydney
MC: Guy Betar, Partner, Salvos Legal

Danny Gilbert AM is co-founder and Managing Partner of Gilbert + Tobin. Danny currently holds and has held a number of directorships including Non-Executive Director of National Australia Bank Limited 2004-2016, Chairman of Cape York Partnership Group Ltd, Chairman of University of Western Sydney Foundation and Former Chairman of National Museum of Australia. Danny is also a trustee of several private charitable trusts. Gilbert + Tobin is a major national corporate law firm with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

Dr Philippa Ryan is a barrister and lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney. She coordinates and teaches Civil Practice, Commercial Equity, and Disruptive Technologies and the Law. She also teaches on the NSW Bar Practice Course. Pip’s PhD formulated a new classification for the liability of third parties to a breach of trust. She is currently researching the regulation and status of cryptocurrencies, and relationships of trust and agency enabled by blockchain technology. Pip’s memberships include, the Standards Australia Technical Committee IT-041(Blockchain); the Advisory board of the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA); the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA); the Academic Committee of the Banking and Financial Services Law Association (BFSLA); and Women in Payments.

Guy Betar is a Corporate & Commercial Partner at Salvos Legal. Recognised for his expertise in privacy, technology and IP law, Guy has over 20 years’ experience as a Corporate/IT/IP lawyer, including as a law firm partner, corporate counsel, director and executive manager. He has extensive national and international expertise in IT/IP and technology law, and advises on software, data, cloud, privacy and related areas.  Guy has also worked on commercial transactions in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the US. Guy joined Salvos Legal in 2015 as Special Counsel and was appointed Partner in March 2017. Formerly a partner with major law firm Sparke Helmore, Guy’s experience includes senior executive roles, most recently with TIBCO Technologies.  He is also a published author and a sought after presenter.

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