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Buddle Findlay

PWC TOWER, 188 QUAY STREET, AUCKLAND 1010, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 9 358 2555
Fax:
Fax +64 9 358 2055
Email:
Web:
www.buddlefindlay.com
Buddle Findlay, Allan Yeoman, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

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Allan Yeoman

Tel:
Work + 64 9 363 1029
Email:
Web:
www.buddlefindlay.com/
Buddle Findlay

Work Department

TMT; Corporate and commercial; Privacy and data protection; Intellectual property

Position

Partner. Specialises in transactional and contracting advice in the technology and media sectors. For details about Allan's work highlights see here - www.buddlefindlay.com/people/allan-yeoman.

Career

Allan works with a range of IT customers and vendors in both the private and public sectors, including software developers, broadcasters, cloud service providers, healthcare providers, local bodies and other public sector agencies. Allan also provides contracting advice to a range of commercial clients, and regularly advises on data privacy regulation and compliance. He has recently published a White Paper on information security and privacy and been interviewed on cybersecurity risks and challenges. He has a particular interest in social media, and has worked with a number of brand-owners to develop social media policies and address brand management and compliance issues. Allan is heavily involved with our startup practice, and advises early-stage and high-growth companies on intellectual property, licensing, partnership, privacy and e-commerce arrangements. Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Allan worked at Linklaters and Lewis Silkin in London.

Member

• Associate Member and Certified Technologist of the Institute of IT Professionals

Education

• LLB (Hons), BCom (Auckland)
• Admitted New Zealand (2004) 
• Admitted England and Wales (2007)


New Zealand

TMT

Within: Leading individuals

Allan Yeoman - Buddle Findlay

Within: TMT

'Standout firm' Buddle Findlay 'goes the extra mile to ensure knowledge of clients' business and tailored advice'. In Auckland, Philip Wood leads the practice, bringing 25 years' experience in corporate, commercial and TMT matters to bear. His expertise covers film and television projects, including format development and licensing, all aspects of ICT law, satellite transponder leases, and the establishment technology and IP-based businesses. Wood and Allan Yeoman, who is also recommended for complex ICT matters, and senior associate Keri Johansson handled the procurement of an IVP solution for Sky Network Television. In Wellington, IT and outsourcing contract specialist Amy Ryburn is the key partner and is known for her 'competence, empathy and ethics'. Among her many recent highlights was her work for New Zealand Transport Agency on all of its major ICT matters, which included an mobility-as-a-service project and the establishment of a panel of software development suppliers. Senior associate Damien Steel-Baker and special counsel Renee Stiles are also recommended.

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