Mitchell Willocks

B.Bus., LL.B., GDLP., LL.M., MQLS

Mitchell is a commercially-minded and uniquely skilled lawyer with a passion for the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) sector.  Mitchell has a flair for Privacy & Data Protection, New Technologies (including, Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Ledger Technology), Intellectual Property, Competition Law, and Private International Law.  Mitchell thrives on cutting through legal complexity to assist clients in doing business in an ever-changing digital and increasingly global environment.

Formal qualifications

  • Master of Laws (International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Certificate III in Information Technology (Software Systems)

Admissions and memberships

  • Admitted to the legal profession as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Entered in the Register of Practitioners of the High Court of Australia
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Associate Member at .au Domain Administration Limited (auDA)
  • Young ICCA General Member at International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
  • Professional Member at International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)


  • Named as a finalist in the Technology category in the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards 2021

Areas of Legal Interest

  • Technology, Media, and Telecommunications
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Cybersecurity
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Competition and Consumer Protection

Personal Statement

Mitchell lives and breathes technology.  He advises clients on the full gamut of technology matters, including, transactions concerning SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud-based services, procurement and software integration, managed services and master service agreements, technology-related disputes, and intellectual property prosecution, enforcement, and commercialisation.

Mitchell is also a passionate advocate for privacy and data protection and cybersecurity and holds significant expertise in the fields with a focus on Europe and the Asia Pacific.  He assists his clients with timely expert privacy advice, privacy and data protection documentation (including, privacy notices, cookies notices, information governance policies, and data breach management plans), data breach crisis management, and regulatory compliance.

In addition to his technology and privacy and data protection expertise, Mitchell also has a deep understanding of broader corporate and commercial matters, with experience concerning complex business transactions, corporate formation and structuring, corporate governance, commercial contracts, and regulatory compliance.

When he is not serving his clients, you will find him designing digital solutions, writing about the latest developments in technology and the law, and exploring the world with his camera in hand.

Contact information

T: +61 7 3221 0013

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