Wednesday 9 October 2019

Cloud computing allows legal professionals to run their practices more efficiently and economically. However, what should lawyers and their clients be aware of when hosting confidential data on a third-party cloud service? 

Our panellists explored the risks and rewards of cloud computing in the FLIP Inquiry Series: Cloud. Topics covered included:

  • What is cloud computing and what are the benefits
  • Risk management, corporate governance and insurance issues
  • Third-party access to data
  • What happens when it goes wrong
  • Legal obligations to consider
  • Contractual implications


  • Graham Jefferson, CEO, NTT Cloud Services | READ BIO
  • Lyn Nicholson, General Counsel Corporate & Commercial, Holding Redlich | READ BIO
  • Clayton Noble, Senior Legal Counsel, Microsoft Australia | READ BIO
  • David Vaile, Executive Director - Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre, UNSW Law and Australian Privacy Foundation Chairman | READ BIO
  • Linden Barnes, Senior Ethics Solicitor, The Law Society of New South Wales | READ BIO
  • Moderator, Elizabeth Espinosa, President, The Law Society of New South Wales | READ BIO

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