Profile of David Rountree

David Rountree

Partner, LLB (Hons) BA (Hons)

About David Rountree

David is a Technology, Media and Telecommunications lawyer who has significant experience in major technology and outsourcing procurement deals for both government and corporate clients, including for design the payments industry, advising on acquisitions, including technology and transition arrangements, commercial deals for media and technology and regulatory and corporate governance work.

David is a leader in Allens multidisciplinary blockchain and distributed ledger practice. David was a primary author of Allens' Blockchain Reaction Report, and is involved with industry groups such as Fintech Australia in considering distributed ledger legal and policy issues.

He has advised both emerging and established companies seeking to leverage blockchain and distributed ledger technology within their business, including in relation to undertaking blockchain based token sales, fundraising and financing (ICOs). He is also a leading adviser to Allens Accelerate – the Allens practice dedicated to advising startups, investors, and corporates and government agencies responding to disruption and investing in innovation.

In addition, David has significant experience in data governance and privacy, and IT, outsourcing and procurement deals for both government and corporate clients, including assisting clients with implementing major technology transformations and developments and advising on appropriate data protection and compliance.

David was recognised by Doyle's Guide as one of 2018's 'Intellectual Property and TMT Rising Stars'.