Brendan Coady

Partner, Maddocks Lawyers

Brendan is a partner in Maddocks Sydney TMT team and leads Maddocks national Technology Group. He has more than 20 years' experience as a commercial lawyer with a particular focus on technology, telecommunications and intellectual property.

Brendan has advised telecom companies, technology developers, communications infrastructure companies and government agencies on a wide variety of commercial and regulatory matters.


  • LexisNexis - Practical Guidance Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy (Australian chapters)

Awards & Recognition

Brendan was named as the winner of the Telecommunications Award for Australia at the International Law Office Client Choice Awards for 2018, 2015, 2013 and 2012. He is also recognised as a leading lawyer in the areas of TMT and IP by legal directories, including Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Global, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal.

Speaking Engagements

  • ACCAN Conference – 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Copyright Society of Australia - IP seminar - 2017

Professional Organisations & Memberships

  • Communications & Media Lawyers Association
Areas of expertise
Cyber and data resilience
Technology transactions
Telecommunications regulation
Intellectual property, including trade marks
Competition and consumer law
Academic Qualifications
BA, LLB (Hons), LLM (specialising in Media, Communications and Information Technology Law), University of New South Wales
Professional Contact
Phone: 61 2 9291 6258