Richard Chew

Sparke Helmore Lawyers

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Sparke Helmore Lawyers


Richard Chew is a senior lawyer that specialises in domestic and offshore outsourcing, IT and telecommunications transactions, strategic procurement and sourcing, general commercial contracts, the Internet and negotiated company and business mergers and acquisitions.

He assists clients in Australia and the Asia Pacific region (including assisting with transactions in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, India and China) and has particular expertise in the telecommunications, technology, commercial and consumer retail, financial services and government sectors.

His experience includes:

a) advising on some of the largest outsourcing transactions in Australia;

b) advising on its commercial and technology transactions, including brand marketing;

c) assisting start up and small to medium companies with corporate and commercial issues, including VC funding and grant applications; and

d) advising on cloud services, including infrastructure and software as a service;

e) assisting a leading global outsourcing service provider on business process outsourcing; and

f) advising on technology licensing, disputes and settlements.

Area of Law

  • Business/Commercial Law
  • E-Commerce
  • General Computer/Technology Law
  • Intellectual Property (IP)