Angela is a partner in Holding Redlich’s corporate and commercial group. Angela has over 20 years’ experience as a partner in private practice and in senior Australian federal government roles including as general counsel and first assistant secretary at the Department of Communications. She has broad commercial law expertise in both transactional and regulatory matters, with a focus on telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) as well as privacy and cyber security.
Angela's experience includes acting for telecommunications companies, providing advice on regulatory compliance, including regarding spectrum licensing, carrier licensing, carrier powers and immunities and compliance with data retention requirements. Angela has also acted for communications companies, advising on compliance with regulatory regimes, including content regulation, Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) licensing requirements and other ACMA engagement.
Angela assists clients in making submissions to government consultation processes and applying for government grants; government agencies in investigations and regulatory enforcement; government agencies and corporates in negotiating telecommunications and IT services contracts; communications infrastructure suppliers in negotiating contracts for fixed line and mobile infrastructure delivery; corporates regarding compliance with the Competition and Consumer Act, including competition issues relating to telecommunications, technology and ad tech; and corporates in establishing cyber security frameworks and privacy policies.
Angela is named as a Data Expert in the Who’s Who Legal: Data 2019 guide and as a leading Australian lawyer in Who's Who Legal: Australia 2019.
Angela is also the Asia Pacific regional forum liaison officer and website officer of the communications law committee, International Bar Association; a member of the numbering steering group, Communications Alliance; and a member of the Law Council of Australia media and communications committee.