With you for the journey

Andrew Thompson

If you ask Andrew what is it that makes him stand out as a practitioner, he will tell you it is his ability to combine his pre-law commercial experience as a senior consultant within Accenture’s Communications and Technology practice group, with the knowledge he has gained in his nearly 15 years practising as a lawyer.

Andrew is able to quickly understand his clients’ commercial imperatives when assessing and dealing with their legal issues, and he derives great enjoyment and satisfaction from assisting clients navigate complex legal and commercial issues arising from a broad range of transactions.

He has a breadth of experience across all aspects of commercial and corporate law, but has specialist expertise within the technology, data management, food & beverage and agribusiness sectors.

Outside of work, Andrew enjoys playing drums, jamming with his son, and keeping fit through distance running, karate, and going to the gym.

Andrew’s work focuses on:

  • technology and IP
  • food & beverage manufacture and agribusiness
  • business transformation projects and ICT outsourcing
  • privacy, data security, and freedom of information
  • risk and critical incident management
  • commercialisation of new technologies and confidentiality
  • defamation, media, and publishing law
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • pre-litigation and alternative dispute resolution
the total number of drum kits Andrew currently owns
the number of years Andrew spent prior to becoming a lawyer as a manager and a consultant in the media and technology industry
0 's
the number of commercial contracts and transactions Andrew has advised on since becoming a lawyer
Related Updates
Andrew Thompson

CIE Legal partner on lawyers needing to chill out

Our partner, Andrew Thompson, recently sat down with the folks at Australasian Lawyer to discuss his unusual pathway into the law.
5 March 2024
Related Story
Pragmatism and mutual respect gets landmark deal done for Optimus

Pragmatism and mutual respect gets landmark deal done for Optimus

CIE Legal represented Optimus Group on its recent acquisition of Autopact in what is a landmark deal for the automotive sector.

For our recent
articles and insights,
visit our

Scroll to Top
How can we help you?