Clare Doneley

Clare Doneley

Counsel based in Brisbane

Clare Doneley

Clare Doneley is a counsel in our digital economy practice

Clare has over 19 years' experience acting for public and private sector institutions in relation to complex procurement and outsourcing transactions, including business transformation, ERP, core applications, IT and business process outsourcing, telecommunications, public infrastructure and cloud services. Clare's clients range across a number of industries including finance, health, aviation, education, services and utilities. 

Clare has extensive experience in advising on procurement strategy and planning, commercial structuring, tender development and evaluation, and preparation, negotiation and management of contracts. She is especially experienced in QITC transactions in Queensland and has also advised on the QITC equivalent in NSW, Procure IT.

Clare also advises clients in relation to privacy-related issues, including compliance under both Commonwealth and State-based legislative regimes. She regularly liaises with colleagues in the European Union in relation to advising Australian-based organisations on their compliance obligations in relation to the EU General Data Protection Regulation regime.

Clare's clients include the Queensland Government, Department of Defence, Defence Health, LGIAsuper, Anglo American, Marubeni Corporation, Rio Tinto, Aurizon, Axiata and Motorola Solutions.

Clare is recognised as a Next Generation Partner in The Legal 500 2021 IT and Telecoms (Australia); in Best Lawyers Australia 2021 for Government Practice, Information Technology Law and Outsourcing Law; and Doyle's Guide to Leading Lawyers TMT (Qld) 2021.