Senior Associate, Wellington

Alex Chapman

Alex Chapman


Alex specialises in commercial law with a focus on technology, outsourcing, intellectual property and data and privacy.  Her experience includes advising on complex technology procurement and outsourcing (including for large financial institutions, SOEs and government departments). 

Alex also advises on the commercialisation of intellectual property in relation to the technology, financial, pharmaceutical, energy and manufacturing sectors.  She has a particular interest in privacy and data protection and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe. 

Alex also advises on commercial contracts, including terms of trade, licensing, procurement and distribution and supply arrangements.  In addition, Alex also has experience advising on international corporate disposals and acquisitions, demergers and corporate reorganisations.

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe)

Work highlights

Advising a State Owned Enterprise

on critical hardware and software procurement and the outsourcing of material technology services

Advising a large government client

on the procurement and negotiation of a complex integrated data management system

Advising a large energy supplier

on its procurement and white labelling of broadband services for supply to its customers

Drafting and negotiating a variety of IT contractual matters

including drafting and negotiating IT outsourcing agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, IT support and maintenance agreements, software development and licensing agreements, revenue sharing arrangements and software licensing arrangements

Advising on various privacy matters

including advising a variety of clients in relation to New Zealand, UK and EU privacy and data protection issues in relation to data breaches, privacy policies and statements, data sharing agreements and intra-group data transfer agreements

Alternate contacts

Amy Ryburn

Partner, Wellington
Board of Management

Amy specialises in commercial contracting and procurement, with a particular focus on technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)…

  • DDI +64 4 462 0904
  • M +64 21 242 5889


Steve Nightingale

Partner, Wellington

Steve specialises in corporate law including capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, limited partnership…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7312
  • M +64 27 668 2832


Renee Stiles

Partner, Wellington

Renee is a member of our Wellington corporate and commercial team, specialising in information and communication technology…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7308
  • M +64 21 722 990