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.
We live truly in your world, we speak your language. We reduce liability risks by drafting watertight commercial contracts. We also make sure that your global intellectual property portfolio is well managed to secure future income streams.
LawDownUnder delivers commercially cost effective solutions for every client. We sell results not our time. We deliver practical legal advice for innovative businesses with a focus on commercial and international contracts.
We take the time, to understand your situation and identify a practical solution that suits your business needs.
We would love to hear from you! Please feel free to contact us so we can discuss your business objectives.
We can help prepare businesses to enter new overseas markets and make connections to overseas investors, business partners, and VCs. There are very few lawyers around that understand the intricacies of different legal systems and international law. We make sure that your contracts are based on laws and jurisdiction that reduce your risk of exposure. We save our clients hundreds of thousands of dollars by selecting a favourable contractual set-up. Remember that your contracts are your business insurance.
Our intercultural understanding and knowledge of business etiquette assists clients in negotiating with overseas trading partners.
Our diverse range of expertise is crucial when the preparation and drafting of contracts requires a multidisciplinary, cross-border approach. We go forum shopping for you and make sure that you choose a jurisdiction that protects your business objectives from liability and exposure
We work with a team of specialists and international advisors. We aim to build long-term business relationships. You can rely on receiving a transparent, respectful, honest service, one based on effective communication and trust
Contact us so that we can discuss your business venture.
The firm’s clients are diverse, and include major DAX-listed companies, fashion, transport, and IT companies, universities and research institutions, and IT start-ups.
Your specialist technology law firm
- Internet and E-Commerce
- IP in commercial transactions
- IP arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
- IP licensing
- Privacy and cyber security
- Drafting and risk analysis of commercial IT contracts
- Protection of ideas, trade secrets, and confidential information
- Advice on information security and risk management
- Cross-border data flows and outsourcing
and much more
About Bianca Mueller
Bianca Mueller, LL.M. is a qualified judge from Germany, a German lawyer (Rechtsanwältin), and also admitted to the bar in New Zealand as a Barrister. She is also a mediator and arbitrator. Bianca is the founder of the technology law firm LawDownUnder.Her clients are globally operating IT, transport, and media companies, but also companies from other industries who seek her advice on technology-related issues.
Fluent in English, German, and Spanish, Bianca has co-authored several legal textbooks and regularly publishes in legal journals on a variety of topics including information technology, intellectual property, and international law issues.
Law Guides and White Papers
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Privacy and Data Protection
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