Freyja practises in intellectual property law, competition law, telecommunications and information technology, on both commercial as well as litigious matters.
Freyja’s areas of expertise include technology contracts (including consumer contracts, corporate and government supply agreements, and outsourcing agreements), licensing agreements, telecommunications regulation, and competition law (including merger reviews, representing commercial clients in enforcement action taken against them by the ACCC, and competition and consumer law advice).
She also has experience running complex litigious matters in the areas of copyright and administrative law. Freyja’s clients have included large listed companies, large and small private companies and not-for-profit organisations.
Freyja has previously worked as an in-house lawyer for AAPT Limited. She has also completed secondments with clients in the telecommunications, gaming and consulting industries.
Freya was recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a ‘Rising Star’ in Intellectual Property & TMT law in Australia (2017).
Recent experience includes:
- Opposing a preliminary discovery application by Hollywood producers seeking the personal details of internet account holders for the purposes of pursuing those account holders for online copyright infringement.
- Negotiating and drafting of content agreements for IPTV services.
- Writing submissions and participating in discussions with the ACCC in relation to a number of informal merger review processes, including on behalf of an interested third party as part of the ACCC’s review of Foxtel’s acquisition of Austar.
- Acting on Australian Competition Tribunal Appeals and multiple successful Federal Court administrative law defences of ACCC decisions on behalf of clients affected by those decisions.
- Negotiating and drafting agreements for technology procurement and implementation projects.