Alec Christie


Clyde & Co

Partner, Privacy & Digital Law

Alec is the founding partner and leader of Digital Law, including Data Privacy, at Mills Oakley with over 29 years’ experience. He has a diverse cross-border Asia-Pacific practice with an emphasis on solutions in the areas of data privacy/cyber security, information (including in relation to Big Data analytics, AI, VR/AR and IoT), digital transformation, e-commerce (including online marketing), Blockchain, smart contracts and distributed ledgers, Cloud computing, sourcing and open source software. Since 2013 Alec has been selected as one of the leading information technology lawyers in Australia by Who’s Who Legal and described as a ‘distinguished practitioner… lauded by clients for his excellent advisory work in… privacy’. Alec is also recognized by BestLawyers Australia as one of the best (i) Privacy and Data Security Law and (ii) Outsourcing Law lawyers in Australia. Alec is also a Senior Member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal focusing on the privacy and freedom of information jurisdiction of the Tribunal.


Contributions by Alec Christie

  • Consumer Data Right - What Are We in For? Insights and Lessons from Open Banking
    Speaker at IAPP ANZ Summit 2023
  • ISO/IEC 27701 The PIMS Standard You Can Not Afford to Ignore
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2022
  • Raising The Privacy Standard
    Speaker at Virtual Melbourne KnowledgeNet: 1 October 2020
  • Using ISO/IEC 27701 for cross-border data transfers post ‘Schrems II’
    Privacy Perspectives
  • Redefining Privacy in the Post Pandemic Era
    Speaker at Virtual Sydney KnowledgeNet: 11 June 2020
  • Managing and Certifying Privacy Operations with ISO 27701
    Speaker at IAPP ANZ Summit 2019
  • Privacy in Australia and New Zealand in 2020 and Beyond
    Speaker at IAPP ANZ Summit 2019
  • Managing and Certifying Privacy Operations With the New ISO 27701
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2019