About

Geoff is a partner at HWL Ebsworth. He has over 20 years' experience advising on all aspects of privacy and data protection to all industries. 
  
He has conducted privacy impact assessments for government and the private sector, negotiated complex agreements involving handling of large amounts of sensitive personal information, and assisted clients on data breach remediation. 
  
Geoff's clients include multinational companies seeking to address their data governance requirements across jurisdictions and outsourcing key personal information handling functions to third parties, state and federal government agencies handling population level personal information datasets. Geoff has a particular specialisation in providing advice to health and human services industries. 

Geoff is recognised as a leader in privacy and data protection. In addition to being co-author of CCH's Privacy Law Reporter, he is on the Editorial Panel of the Privacy Law Bulletin, and a member of the Law Council of Australia's Committee on Privacy Law. He has been named for many years in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Privacy and Data Protection, Health and Aged Care and Life Sciences. 

Area of Expertise :

  • Privacy  
  • Data Protection and Cyber Security  
  • Health 
  • Life Sciences 
  • Aged Care and Disability
  • Regulatory