Special Counsel, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Rebecca Lindhout is a Special Counsel in the Commercial Team at HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, specialising in media, telecommunications and technology, including data protection, privacy and cyber security.
Prior to joining HWL Ebsworth, Ms Lindhout worked at Slaughter and May (London), King & Wood Mallesons (Sydney) and most recently as Senior Legal Counsel at FOX SPORTS Australia.
Having worked in both London and Sydney, and in private practice and in-house roles, Ms Lindhout has advised her clients in relation to a wide range of data protection, privacy and cyber security issues, including in relation to the competing interests of commercialisation of personal data and the protection of such data. She also regularly advises on the local impacts of, and implementation of, global data policies for Australian based companies, particularly in relation to cloud computing and innovation.
Ms Lindhout is also a member of the executive committee of the Communications and Media Law Association.
Ms Lindhout obtained her Law degree from Oxford University