Sarah Daniell

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)


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Sarah Daniell is the Managing Director of Lextechia, a director of the Australasian Cyber Law Institute, and a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne.

She has over twenty years’ experience in technology and commercial law advising public and private sector organisations on all aspects of technology and other procurement, including privacy and cyber security law compliance, operational risk management, and contract design. She is a member of the Privacy Law Bulletin Editorial Committee and a regular contributor to the knowledge-sharing of the profession through the Law Institute Journal and other publications.

Sarah has previously led the Commercial Law team at the Department of Health and Human Services, the Intellectual Property & Information Technology team at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office, and commercial purchasing for the Victorian government centralised IT purchasing body CenITex. She has led negotiations on over $2 billion worth of government procurement and was a primary legal advisor for the Emergency Alert system, Nurse-on-Call, and the Environment Protection Authority core operations system. In addition to her time in government, she has held in-house roles drafting and negotiating IT contracts and providing other legal support to St John of God Health Care and the Austin Hospital.

Alongside her legal expertise, Sarah has a background in computer programming and web design and founded the tech startup CarePool.

For more detail, please see Sarah’s LinkedIn profile.

Teaching (2023)

Melbourne Law Masters