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Lan Lam

Lan Lam

Partner

Lan is the head of our Intellectual Property & Information Technology practice and a member of our Corporate team. She has experience working on client secondments and with in-house counsel across various industries, including Defence, Wine and Education. This means the advice given comes with a deep understanding on successful business implementation and can assure clients they will be provided with commercially-relevant and accessible solutions.

Lan works in corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property (IP). She has acted for major corporates in asset and share sales (including related due diligence), reconstructions, commercial contracting and managed investment schemes.

Lan’s work on privacy issues has included advising ASX listed companies, public companies and tertiary education providers on diverse issues such as the preparation of privacy policies in compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles, the reporting of eligible data breaches to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and affected individuals and the obligations of data controllers and data processors under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

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Clients come to Lan because of her honest, plain speaking, practical approach and healthy respect for her clients. Her personable approach gives clients a true sense of security and trust. She is not only dedicated to her clients, but to the industry as a whole, which is shown by her regular involvement in education seminars.

Her expertise is well distinguished and the acknowledgement she has received is a testament to that. Lan was recognised in Doyles 2019 as a Leading SA Commercial Lawyer, she was also recognised in 2018 as a Recommended SA Commercial Lawyer and in 2017 as a Recommended SA Technology, Media and Telecommunications Lawyer.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Justice and Society

Affiliations

  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) Member
  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) Member
  • Licensing Executives Society (Australia and New Zealand) (LESANZ) Member
  • Law Society of South Australia Member

More from Lan Lam

Changes to ‘Large Proprietary Company’ Thresholds

08/07/2019

The change to ‘Large Proprietary Company’ thresholds brings widespread reporting relief for FY 2019–20. A ‘proprietary…

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Industries

Agribusiness

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Have you Adopted your Whistleblower Policy?

02/07/2019

The new Whistleblower laws introduced by the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2019 (The…

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Penfolds Bells a Copycat – Lessons for Australian Wine Brands

22/05/2019

A reminder of the need for vigilance in protecting Australian wine brands and reputation

China continues to provide great opportunities for Australian wine producers and exporters.  With that opportunity comes…

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Proposal for Increased Protection and Monetary Penalties under Privacy Act

24/04/2019

On 24 March 2019, the Morrison Government announced a proposal for changes to Australia’s privacy laws.…

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Industries

Wine

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How to Develop a Whistleblower Policy

16/04/2019

Now that the Whistleblower protections have increased, are you meeting your requirements?

About the Act The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2019 (Cth) was recently passed…

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Space Law and SME’s

17/12/2018

In a Nutshell With Adelaide announced this week as the base of the new Australian Space…

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Proprietary Company Crowd-sourced Equity Funding goes live today

19/10/2018

In a Nutshell The Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Act 2018 (the Act) comes…

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ASIC industry funding – does your company have to lodge business activity metrics by 27 September 2018?

24/07/2018

In a Nutshell Has your company received correspondence from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)…

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Deductible Gift Recipients to be registered as charities from 2019

07/03/2018

In a Nutshell In December 2017, the Federal Government announced that it would reform the administration…

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Mandatory data breach notification – Are you ready?

22/02/2018

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) imposes significant changes to the Privacy Act…

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Crowd-Sourced Funding extended to Proprietary Companies

28/09/2017

Background On 14 September 2017, the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017 (the…

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Industries

Education & Research

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Industries

Defence Industry

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Australia’s Crowd-Sourced Funding Bill Passes the Senate

22/03/2017

The Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2016 passed the Senate on 20 March 2017, signalling the…

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