About Us

A leading information technology and telecommunications advisory service provider, Information Legal is respected for its innovative service and quality advice.

What matters to us is assisting clients achieve their specific business outcomes. We do this through collaboration and support, by teaming with your people and respecting institutional knowledge. With you, we determine the objectives sought to be achieved in the context of your industry sector, risk appetite, budget and organisational maturity. We partner with you for long term sustainability.

We understand that the impact of information technologies upon 21st century life is massive and inescapable. We believe in directing the power of these technologies toward beneficial outcomes through providing advice that is both strategic and practical.

We understand information management, information security, data privacy and governance at a level of expertise that is unique to our team and we believe we are among the “best in the business of information management and governance globally”.

Engagement – we offer varied and flexible engagement and fee options. Services can be provided on a time, fixed fee or project basis. Retainer services are available to maintain standards and currency.

Founding Director

helaine leggatHelaine Leggat is an Australian lawyer and one of a few lawyers in the world to hold the CISSP, CISM, CIPP and CIPP/IT Credentials. Helaine has specialised in policy, cyberlaw (information/TMT), cyber security, data privacy and governance since 2000, and has provided services to public and private sector organisations globally across all sectors.

In 2012 she immigrated to Australia and settled in Melbourne where she co-founded Information Legal Pty Ltd in 2013, as a uniquely differentiated risk and advisory service founded on a belief that cyberlaw is empowering and that it is essential to know your rights.

Helaine’s professional affiliations and memberships are numerous, and include her appointment as a Member of the Expert Network for the Australian Department of Industry and Science, inclusion in the Ducere Global Faculty of thought leadership, and participation in an industry working group for the Prime Minister's Advisory Council on Cyber Security. Her understanding of the relationships between people, global business, international imperatives, information technology, and cyberspace, lie at the heart of Information Legal Strategy.

Value Proposition

Our value proposition is built on the key value components which include an approach founded upon mandatory compliance and the discretionary adoption of all or, appropriate parts of international standards, frameworks and the best practice; a combination of local and global knowledge that can be leveraged quickly and efficiently to deliver successful results; and on the ground, local and international resources and capability to create a 24x7 program deliver capability where resources can be applied as required working in a global consulting model.