Lauris de Clifford

Nine Dots Legal

Senior Commercial + Corporate Lawyer at NDL.
d. +61 3 9445 7905

Lauris de Clifford – lawyer at Nine Dots Legal (NDL), Melbourne

Lauris has around 8 years’ experience in commercial and corporate law.

She has advised a range of clients from ASX listed companies to start-ups in a wide range of industries. Lauris enjoys understanding a client’s business and providing practical solutions.

After working at a top-tier law firm, she worked across NewLaw firms specialising in online businesses, privacy and employment law.

Lauris’ experience includes:

  • Services agreements including software-as-a-service agreements;
  • Development contracts, IT, e-commerce and marketplace agreements;
  • Data privacy and all aspects of privacy law and compliance;
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence and negotiation of contracts;
  • Shareholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements, partnership agreements and buy/sell agreements;
  • Employee share plans;
  • Loans and securities;
  • Credit and debt agreements;
  • Negotiating and drafting complex contracts;
  • Licensing agreements;
  • Distribution, import and export agreements;
  • Joint venture agreements;
  • Personal properties and securities; and
  • Procurement agreements.

Lauris has a Bachelor of International Studies in Globalisation and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of New South Wales and is a member of the Law Society of NSW.

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