Julie Cheeseman is a partner at Bird & Bird in the firm’s Sydney office, where she specialises in media and technology disputes and advice.
Julie has over 15 years’ experience in managing IT&T and media disputes across a range of jurisdictions and forums. She enjoys working closely with clients to devise and implement strategic and effective approaches to case formulation, presentation and resolution.
Her technology dispute experience covers a variety of technologies and complex implementations, including billing systems, inventory management systems, customer management systems, e-health systems and satellite and cable transmission networks. Julie analyses complex IT supply contracts and gives detailed written advice on liability and remedies arising under contract and the common law.
She has also managed many disputes for media organisations such as defamation, copyright, contempt and suppression order matters. She regularly provides prepublication advice to editors, journalists and producers in relation to print, digital and film publications.
In addition to her disputes practice, Julie advises public and private sector clients with respect to Australia’s privacy and data breach legislation. She also has a keen interest in assisting clients with internal and regulatory investigations.