Areas of Expertise

Intellectual Property, Technology & Telecommunications, Competition & Regulation, Franchising, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Bronwyn Furse is a commercial lawyer with specialist expertise in the areas of intellectual property, privacy, franchising, regulatory and competition and consumer law.

Her practice traverses public and private industry sectors including automotive, higher education, health, manufacturing, medical devices, energy and resources, government, financial services and e-commerce, from start-ups through to multinational groups.

Bronwyn is widely recognised for her specialist expertise and is regularly asked to present at conferences on issues related to intellectual property, privacy and franchising, and to provide tailored training programs to clients and industry associations.

What others say

"Recognised Lawyer, Intellectual Property"
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018, 2019
"Lawyer of the Year, Franchise Law, Adelaide"
Best Lawyers Peer Review 2023 - 2025
"Best Lawyer, Intellectual Property Law"
Best Lawyers Peer Review 2019-2025


IP and start up transactions

Technology, ICT, brand and product acquisitions and disposals, collaborations, alliances, sponsorships, licensing and other forms of commercialisation.

IP rights and enforcement

Advising on all aspects of enforcement and defence of intellectual property rights, including strategies for enforcement, dispute resolution and representing clients in the Federal Court of Australia in relation to the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Data breaches

Bronwyn is well known for her expertise in handling suspected and known data breaches, including for various multinational groups and ASX-listed entities. She assists clients to manage incidents from identification through to post incident review, including incident assessment, response strategy, notification to the relevant regulators and affected individuals, and communications with media and other key stakeholders.

Privacy documentation

Preparing privacy documentation, advising clients on compliance issues, privacy law reform, offshore data disclosure, cloud services and privacy access requests and complaints.

Consumer law

Advising corporate clients on Competition and Consumer Act Part IV (restrictive trade practices) issues and Australian Consumer Law compliance issues.

Pricing practices

Providing extensive advice to corporate clients on trade practices and competition law issues in relation to pricing practices and advertising and marketing for television, radio and print media, as well as additional industry specific regulatory requirement,