WiseLaw

 

SPECIALISING IN CYBER LAW, PRIVACY LAW, TECHNOLOGY LAW

CYBER AUDIT    |    CYBER RISK ASSESSMENT    |    CYBER EDUCATION



πŸ’  Australian Cyber Security Centre Partner πŸ’ 
πŸ’  Australian Information Security Association Member πŸ’ 
πŸ’  Law Institute of Victoria Technology and the Law Committee member πŸ’ 
πŸ’  Law Institute of Victoria Intellectual Property and Information Technology Committe Member πŸ’ 
πŸ’  Victorian Society of Computers and the Law Member πŸ’ 






 

WiseLaw is located on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation.
We acknowledge the traditional owners of Australia's land air and sea.  

We give our deep respect and we are sorry for past crimes and ongoing crimes, injustices and harms to the original nations, people and their cultures.  
We acknowledge and give respect to elders past and present. 




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In addition to advice on cyber law WiseLaw provides:
πŸ’  strategic and operational consultation
πŸ’  cyber risk management and preparedness
πŸ’  cyber ethics, emerging technology/innovation
πŸ’  cyber education

LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS

Cyber 

The field of cyber law is composed of distinct areas of traditional law.  It combines the laws of technology, telecommunications, privacy, data, contract and international law.
Cyber law may also overlap and work within intellectual property law and criminal law.

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Data

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Technology

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Telecommunications

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EXPERT CYBER HELP

WiseLaw provides strategic & operational consultation and Cyber Education to law firms, medical practices, businesses and government organisations.

WiseLaw will assist you undertake:
πŸ’  relevant and engaging training
πŸ’  cyber risk management
πŸ’  cyber preparedness
πŸ’  incident/breach response plan
πŸ’  information governance
πŸ’  data privacy
πŸ’  cyber ethics
πŸ’  emerging technology & innovation

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Cyber Law

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Cyber Education

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Cyber Consultation

ABOUT WiseLaw

Be cyberwise.   Be a WiseLaw client.

EJ Wise
PRINCIPAL SOLICITOR

EJ graduated from the Australian National University's Graduate Law program in 1994.

Prior to working in private practice, EJ had 25 years legal experience in Australian Federal and State Government, specialising in cyber law, policy, advice, international law, administrative & criminal law and is an internationally recognized cyber law expert.

B.App.Sc. (Ecology & Natural Resources), University of Canberra
LLB, ANU
Grad. Dip. Legal Practice, College of Law, UTS
LLM Environmental Law, ANU
MA Policy & Strategy, UNSW
Grad. Dip. Defence Studies, UNSW

@WiseLaw3
www.linkedin.com/in/wiselaw3

Carol Steele
PRACTICE MANAGER

Following on from her successful career in the Office of the Sheriff of New South Wales (working to support the NSW Supreme Court and other courts) Carol moved to Melbourne where she has spent 15 years working with the Australian Electoral Commission. Carol brings a wealth of experience to WiseLaw and sage guidance for our practice's success.

David Wise
EDUCATION & RESEARCH

David graduated from the University Of Canberra with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Ecology and Natural Resources and after working for organisations such as the CSIRO, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Northern Territory University undertook formal training in adult tertiary education. He has most recently specialised in indigineous education in the Northern Territory.

David engages his audience/students to understand that there is continual change in cyber and technology and adapting to it is only part of the answer: preparedness is a mindset. Real cyber resilience is a product of good habits + situational awareness.

B.App.Sc. (Ecology & Natural Resources), University of Canberra

"BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND"

Stephen Covey, author of 'The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People',  suggests "an outcome-oriented mindset in every activity" and this is a WiseLaw principle

"TRY TO BE A RAINBOW IN SOMEONE'S CLOUD"

Maya Angelou may not have been thinking of the 21st century notion of Cloud Computing when she said this yet it encapsulates the WiseLaw principle of exceeding expectations

TRANSPARENT, TIMELY, TRUSTED

WiseLaw is grateful to serve Australians and ethically and honestly delivers excellent customised cyber solutions

WiseLaw LEGAL ADVICE

CYBER LAW
technology law
telecommunication law
privacy law
data law
contract law
international law
intellectual property law
criminal law

WiseLaw CYBER EDUCATION

in-house
online
face to face

WiseLaw CYBER SOLUTIONS

stocktake
risk assessment
education
incident/breach response
information governance
data privacy
government investigations
internal investigations
e-discovery
records and information management
cyber ethics
emerging technology & innovation

FLEXIBILITY

We work our hours to suit demand and our personal lives.  We appreciate our clients are whole people and we bring our whole selves to WiseLaw.

EXPERTS WHEN AND WHERE YOU NEED

We engage consultants from around Australia and around the world to suit your needs.  Whether you are after in-house education or a full cyber stock-take, risk assessment and information governance, we have the tools and experience you need.

CYBER LIFECYCLE

WiseLaw understands that as your business or government organisation changes so do your needs.  We are interested in increasing your cyber awareness and resilience and will accompany you for as long or as short as you like.  

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PHILANTHROPY & THE ENVIRONMENT

EJ Wise, Principal Solicitor founded WiseLaw with a community focus with the purpose of increasing cyber understanding and resilience.

WiseLaw donates 50% of all post tax profits as follows:
> Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service
> Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
> Environment Victoria
> Environmental Justice Australia

WiseLaw undertakes pro bono work on request.  Non-profit and community groups are cordially invited to submit a request for assistance using the link below.

WiseLaw invites interested people with relevant skills to join the internship program which has both funded and unfunded positions annually.  Applications for 2020 are now open and will be accepted until 29 September 2019.


ENVIRONMENT
Both EJ Wise, Principal Solicitor and David Wise, Education & Research, are qualified with Applied Science degrees in Ecology and Natural Resources.  

WiseLaw undertakes to source renewable energy and products for the firm and to seek new ways to contribute to a healthier environment.

OUR COMMUNITY ACTIVITY 2018-19

 

Presentations, Panels and Speaking Engagements

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Legal Advice cyber

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Legal Advice IP & IT

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Legal Advice contract

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Risk assessment cyber

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WISELAW PRIVACY POLICY

WiseLaw is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.

We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The APPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure, and dispose of your Personal Information.

A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au.

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we might collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, phone and facsimile numbers. This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including interviews, correspondence, telephone, email, via our website www.wiselaw.com.au, from your website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies, and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.

We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you, providing information to our clients, and marketing. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.

When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.

Sensitive Information

Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information. Sensitive information will be used by us only:

β€’ For the primary purpose for which it was obtained;

β€’ For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose; or

β€’ With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.

Third Parties

Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:

β€’ Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and

β€’ Where required or authorised by law.

Security of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure. When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or in some cases permanently de-identify it. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.

Access to your Personal Information

You may access the Personal Information we hold about you to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing. WiseLaw will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information. In order to protect your Personal Information we will require identification from you before releasing the requested information.

Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information

It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services.

Policy Updates

This Policy may change from time to time and will next be reviewed in January 2020.

Privacy Policy Complaints and Enquiries

If you have any queries or complaints about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

WiseLaw

L 11, 456 Lonsdale Street

MELBOURNE VIC 3000

info@wiselaw.com.au

(03) 9070 9898

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Be cyberwise. Be a WiseLaw client.

EJ reviewed an international contract for our company prior to us selling the intellectual property rights & cyber content on one of our popular computer games to overseas buyers.

Cannot recommend highly enough. Fast turnaround, plain english, fair pricing.  

Would certainly use again.

EJ assisted us with a complex matter involving multiple insurance policies, physical damage to premises, and duty of care failures.

Thank you EJ for putting the rainbow back into our cloud.

CONTACT US

We are conveniently located in Melbourne City

WiseLaw

Clarence Chambers
Level 11
456 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


Phone 03 9070 9898 
www.WiseLaw.com.au
info@wiselaw.com.au
@WiseLaw3
www.linkedin.com/in/wiselaw3