Solicitor
BA, JD

Current practice

Stuart is a commercial lawyer practising in information technology and intellectual property law.  Stuart assists clients with advice in procurement matters and by drafting and reviewing IT agreements.  He has drafted contracts for the procurement of cloud services and knowledge management systems as well as website terms and conditions.  
 
Stuart advises government clients on business name registration and trade mark issues in a government context as well as the implications of consumer law to government activities.
 
He has also worked on funding agreements for the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.
 

Experience

Stuart has recently joined VGSO from private practice.  He has experience in drafting IT contracts in a variety of commercial contexts.  In addition, he has registered trade marks and argued for contentious registrations.  He has also worked on copyright (in software and design) and registered design infringement disputes.
 
Prior to legal practice, Stuart gained extensive experience in software development, in particular regarding eCommerce management systems and platform integrations.