Olena Brodovska is an experienced, dual-qualified Australian and Ukrainian corporate and commercial lawyer specialising in the technology sector.

    Olena has advised across a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including intellectual property, privacy and data protection, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate advisory and commercial contracts and transactions.

    Her client base has included private and public companies from a broad range of industry sectors, including technology, media and entertainment, healthcare and biotechnology, manufacturing, retail, property and development.

    Olena has also advised government bodies and private companies in Europe on a range of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters.

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    Technology and Intellectual Property

    • Drafting and negotiating software development and maintenance agreements, procurement and supply agreements, licence agreements and intellectual property assignment deeds.
    • Advising clients on “click-wrap”/“click-through” and other online agreements.
    • Advising telecommunications service providers on contract arrangements.
    • Strategic intellectual property advice (including advice in relation to protection of intellectual property, trademark registrations and extensions).

    Privacy and Data Protection

    • Advising on data security and protection, including compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles and GDPR requirements.

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    • Advising and assisting on mergers, acquisitions and divestments, including the sale and purchase of shares, businesses and assets.
    • Advising on cross-border transactions involving corporate structuring and asset and business transfers.
    • Drafting and advising on joint venture agreements.

    Fundraising

    • Advising and assisting private and public companies in fundraisings through private equity, venture capital and IPOs.

    Corporate and Commercial Advisory

    • Drafting and negotiating shareholders’ and unitholders’ agreements and accession deeds.
    • Assisting with the establishment of trusts and company registrations.
    • Advising listed public companies on compliance with the ASX Listing Rules and disclosure obligations.
    • Advising and assisting ASX-listed companies in preparing for AGMs.
    • Drafting corporate governance policies and charters.
    • Advising on corporate compliance issues, including directors’ duties and liabilities.
    • Structuring and assisting in various commercial transactions.
    • Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements and deeds.
    • Advising on loan and security agreements.

    Education

    • The Australian National University, GDLP, 2015
    • The University of Adelaide, LL.B., first class honours, 2014
    • Kyiv University of Law, LL.M., first class honours, 2002
    • Kyiv University of Law, LL.B., first class honours, 2001

    Admissions

    • South Australia, 2016
    • Ukraine, 1999

    Languages

    • English
    • Ukrainian
    • Russian
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