Nick Abrahams

Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

Nick Abrahams

Nick Abrahams

Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

Biography

Nick is a corporate and commercial lawyer based in Sydney.

He is deeply involved in the Australian technology sector as a lawyer, adviser, non-executive director, former Dotcom entrepreneur and investor. He has worked on over $3 Billion of TMT-related transactions since 2012.

Nick is the national leader of our Communications, Media & Technology Group. His group has won the Australian Technology Law Firm of the Year Award. His experience in the TMT field was gained from hands-on industry experience both with major law firms in Australia and Tokyo and also with organisations such as the ASX-listed Spike Networks Limited in Los Angeles where he was Chief Operating Officer during 1999-2001 and prior to that in a non-legal executive position with Warner Brothers in Los Angeles.

He is widely recognised for his breadth of knowledge and understanding of all aspects of technology, media and telecommunications. He regularly advises on tech-related M&A, cloud, IT procurement, outsourcing, IT/IP issues, internet and telecommunications matters, media regulation, content and privacy.

Nick is past President of the Australian Communications and Media Law Association. He is the only private practice lawyer on the Federal Government’s Consultative Working Group on Cyber Safety. He was appointed by the NSW Finance Minister to the government’s Procurement Advisory Board. He is a Non-Executive Director on ASX-listed Integrated Research (market cap approx. $200M). He is a director of the Institute for Economics and Peace, a not for profit dedicated to researching the linkage between peace and prosperity globally. The Institute is ranked in the top 15 Most Impactful Think Tanks in the world (with revenues < $5M). He is a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce.

He was named as a “Recommended Lawyer” in both the Outsourcing category and the Technology, Media and Telecommunications category of the 2012, 2013, 2014 PLC Which Lawyer publication. He was named as a “Leading TMT Lawyer” in the 2013, 2014 Asia Pacific Legal 500 and was named one of Australia’s best lawyers in the 2012, 2013, 2014 Best Lawyers publication. Nick writes columns on Technology Law for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age & The Financial Review newspapers.

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Founder at Integrated Research Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at Loyalty Pacific Pty Ltd.

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Senior Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Global Chief Executive Officer at Norton Rose Fulbright

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US Managing Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Former Managing Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Managing Partner, Canada at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Managing Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Managing Partner, Europe, Middle East & Asia at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact. Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc) and Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, each of which is a separate legal entity, are members (‘the Norton Rose Fulbright members’) of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss Verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.

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Integrated Research Ltd. engages in the design, development, implementation, and sale of systems and applications management software. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Corporate Australia.The Americas segment comprises of North, Central, and South America operations. The Europe segment involves operations in the United Kingdom and Germany. The Asia Pacific segment operates in Australia and Singapore. The Corporate Australia segment covers research and development and administrative operations. It offers management solutions for information technology infrastructure, payments, and communications systems. The company was founded by Stephen John Killelea in August 1988 and is headquartered in North Sydney, Australia.

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Yahoo! Inc., Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd., Seven Group Holdings Ltd. purchase Spreets Pty Ltd. from Pollenizer Pty Ltd.

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