Emily Lau

Former contributor to Practical Guidance Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Privacy. Lawyer, formerly at Maddocks

Area of expertise

Emily advises in the areas of contract law, consumer law, intellectual property, telecommunications law, privacy and freedom of information requests. She has been involved in the due diligence part of acquisitions and company secretarial work.

She contributes regularly to the Maddocks TechKnowChat blog on privacy law issues, such as the mandatory data breach notification laws and online behavioural advertising. Emily has authored the article ‘Privacy and Anti-Spam Laws in the Cross-Device Tracking Landscape’ in the LexisNexis Privacy Law Bulletin, Volume 14(5) 2017.


BA (Hons 1)
LLB (Hons 1)
Macquarie University

About Emily

Recent experience include:

  • Reviewing privacy policies and collection statements for healthcare and technology clients.
  • Advising government clients on State and Commonwealth privacy laws.
  • Working with data management expert Commvault on a series of privacy and data management Fact Sheets which can be accessed via the Maddocks Reading Room.