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Dr Allison Stanfield, Chief of Legal & Operations

Dr Allison Stanfield, Chief of Legal & Operations

Allison draws on her 26 years’ experience as a lawyer and in business in her role as Chief Legal and Operations Officer at EDT. She delivers workable solutions & strategic outcomes relating to EDT’s operations internationally. She also fills the role of General Counsel. Allison has unique expertise in the field of electronic evidence, having published extensively on the topic. Her research culminated in her attaining a PhD in this field in 2015. Considered an expert in e.contracts, e.signatures and e.discovery, she has consulted extensively to courts and tribunals on the implementation of technology, within Australia and internationally. At the turn of the millennium, Allison founded ‘e.law’, a niche e.litigation company, focusing on the implementation of e.courtrooms and later e.discovery. When e.law was acquired 2014, she established her own successful legal practice advising international clients in business and technology law. Allison has been a finalist in the Telstra Business Women's Awards and is recognised as an Outstanding Alumni with Queensland University of Technology. Allison enjoys competing in triathlons and equestrian events, owns and runs a farm with her husband, with real cows, horses, chickens and peacocks, and is the proud mum of two teenage daughters.

Data Privacy & Security

Data Privacy and Security is now part of every organisation’s compliance requirements. The requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impose rigorous obligations on and compliance is required if those organisations have an establishment in the EU, if they offer goods and services in the EU, or if they monitor the behaviour of individuals in the EU.
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