Brooke Hall-Carney is an experienced commercial litigator and technologist, who has worked on some of the largest and most complex litigation and government inquiries in Australia, including all of the commonly known “mega litigations” of Bell, One.Tel and C7. Brooke also acts for space industry clients and clients in relation to data breaches, including advising an institutional US Bank in relation to an inadvertent data spill. Brooke advises boards and executives on their cyber risk and strategy at both the preventative and reactive level. Brooke speaks about technology in a way that lawyers understand and the law in a way that technologists understand and regularly presents locally and internationally on emerging technologies including cyber risk, directors’ duties, data, crypto and blockchain.
Brooke leads LK’s technology team and litigation technology resources. Her expertise in this area is recognised in the industry, with software developers seeking her input on their designs, and the courts soliciting her views in relation to practice notes and rules regarding disclosure and electronic trials. Brooke is an innovative thinker with a strong ability to implement creative and commercial concepts with technology. She is an expert in litigation technology and uses this insight to navigate the complexities of large disputes, tailoring the use of technology to her clients, their matters and budgets.