Patrick Fair

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Area of expertise

Patrick has extensive experience providing regulatory advice and acting in transactions associated with information technology and systems, intellectual property and telecommunications.


Bachelor of Laws - University of Sydney
Bachelor of Economics - University of Sydney

About Patrick

Patrick is Partner at global law firm Baker McKenzie practicing in the Technology Communications and Commercial group. Patrick also chairs the Communication Security Reference Panel at Communications Alliance. Within Baker McKenzie he has responsibility for the Cyber Security practice in Australia and serves on the global cybersecurity cluster and the technology and mobility cluster. Patrick is also a member of the Privacy and Security Workgroups at IoTAA. Patrick is a past president of the Law Society of NSW and past chair of the Internet Industry Association. He is a Recommended Practitioner in Chambers, TMT. Recognized for his “‘encyclopaedic knowledge of laws concerning privacy and security’.” (Chambers, TMT). Listed in Best Lawyers Australia, Information Technology Law and Telecommunications Law 2016 – 2017 Recommended Practitioner – Chambers Asia Pacific. Recommended Practitioner – PLC Which lawyer "Excellent Practitioner", Asia Pacific Legal 500.