Lesley is a specialist in large scale procurement projects focusing on the acquisition of IT and communications technology, with a focus on the financial services and government sectors. Her practice includes IT and business process outsourcing and offshoring, systems development and integration, software and hardware procurement and support, cloud computing and “As a Service” arrangements, innovation projects, alliance contracting, telecommunications facilities access and network rollout agreements. She is also often involved in corporate transactions, advising on the related technology separation and transition arrangements.
Lesley has experience acting opposite most of the major IT vendors including HP/EDS, Microsoft, Fujitsu, IBM, Lenovo, Dell, Accenture, Infosys, SAP, Salesforce and Oracle.
Lesley’s practice has a regulatory component including media and telecommunications regulatory advice, privacy, big data and cybersecurity advice and advice on blockchain, artificial intelligence and the internet of things.
Lesley is a leader in pro bono having been a member of the non-profit board of another law firm for nearly 10 years. She regularly acts for clients on a pro bono basis, particularly non profits providing services to indigenous communities. Lesley also volunteers with a non-profit organisation in her personal capacity.
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