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BSc (Hons.), LLB (University of Melbourne)
Grad. Dip. of Law (Monash University)
Email: sam.funnell@fal-lawyers.com.au
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Sam is a partner at FAL Lawyers with extensive experience in information technology law, in particular, procurement and privacy. Sam has more than 20 year's experience as a commercial lawyer with specialist knowledge and skill in information technology law.

Sam has advised numerous Victorian Government departments in the procurement of IT systems and products including drafting contracts, tender documentation and conducting negotiations. Sam has also worked in-house for a Tier 1 technology company negotiating outsourcing arrangements.

  • Contracts & Agreements
  • Negotiations
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Procurement
  • Strategy
  • Probity
  • Regulatory Environment
  • Government
  • Information Technology
  • Universities
  • CRCs
  • Telecommunications
  • Emergency Services
Awards, Appointments and Affiliations

Member, Victorian Society for Computers & the Law

Member, International Association for Contract and Commercial Managers

Recent Articles by Sam

964 Data Breach Notifications in the last 12 Months (2 June 2019)

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act (15 April 2019)

How to survive a software-licensing audit (1 March 2019)

Blockchain in the Public Sector (12 September 2017)

Defence Opportunities for SMEs (4 March 2016)

What to do After a Data Security Breach? (18 September 2015)

Dropbox for Business: ISO Privacy Compliance for Government Departments (26 May 2015)