Fiery Design

Fire up your creativity and innovation.

Pole position

Innovation-driven businesses must be first out of the blocks to secure their competitive advantage against competitors. Stay at the front of the pack by safeguarding a strong trademark portfolio.

Data Safety. Safe adventure.

Your information security is only as strong as your weakest link. We help you mitigate the risk of data breaches in order to best protect your assets.

Effortless switch between two legal and cultural circles

Know before you go. Be well-equipped.

International trade is like an expedition. To be successful, one requires local knowledge and the development of the right tools.

Advantage of foresight

Today’s foresight will enable you to stay ahead of the competition. Navigating through uncertainty, change and disruption in the tech sector.

We advise where law meets technology

LawDownUnder is a technology law firm based in Wellington, New Zealand and Hamburg, Germany. LawDownUnder offers cutting edge legal advice that will help your business innovate and get ahead of the competition. We work closely with the IT industry and our expertise goes well beyond purely technical legal matters. In fact, our expansive experience in the IT industry sets us apart.

Areas of Practice


Often intellectual property is the most important business asset. Like any other asset, your intellectual property portfolio requires investment in order to increase its value and protection to...

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Privacy and Data Protection

Privacy and Data Protection in the IT Industry: Your information security is only as strong as your weakest link. We help you mitigate the risk of data breaches in order to best protect your assets. ...

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German Law

If you need advice in relation to German law, we can save you the time, trouble, and expense of trying to settle your legal issues in an unfamiliar legal system. We provide advice on commercial...

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Trademark Law

Trademarks are key business assets and are an integral part of your marketing strategy. A well-managed trademark portfolio will help maintain your business's competitive advantage, attract investment...

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International Law

We advise clients from Europe, Australia, and New Zealand on international business transaction, international trade law, and foreign direct investment in New Zealand. We help clients settle cross-bor...

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Technology Law

LawDownUnder helps technology-based businesses in every aspect of their revenue-generating activities. We work with stock-listed IT companies and investors....

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Privacy and security in the public cloud

Everyone is talking cloud - How safe is your data?

Cloud based IT services are touted as a big money s......

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Books & Journal Articles

A CISG e o Brasil – Convenção das Nações Unidas Para Os Contratos de Compra E Venda Internacional de Mercadorias

Jan 01, 2015 | Bianca Mueller and Petra Butler | Marcial Pons Editoria Do Brasil LTDA | Book Chapter title: Acceptance and Offer under CISG Part III, p. 227

Everyone is talking Cloud – How safe is your data?

Jun 13, 2014 | Bianca Mueller | New Law Issue 2 | Journal

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News & Events

LawDownUnder at CeBIT 2016 in Sydney

May 02, 2016

Shaping the Business Technology Landscape. Visit us on stand: D32 at the German Pavilion

Webinar on Cyber Law – What Happens to Your Bits & Bytes when you die?

Sep 17, 2015

Hosted by the New Zealand Law Society Continued Legal Education Presenters: Gareth Abdinor and Bianca Mueller Title: Webinar on Cyber Law – What Happens to Your Bits & Bytes when you die? Summary: Over the past 20 years technology has become indispensable in our everyday lives. But what happens to legal relationships with social media, email... View Article

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Law Guides and Whitepapers

Intellectual Property

Are you looking to take your business overseas but aren’t sure how to protect your intellectual property (IP) rights? Download a copy of the white paper on IP.

Privacy and Data Protection

Our latest white paper publications "Privacy, Data protection, and Information Security is now available.