Richard Austin

Richard Austin of Austin Technology Law is a senior technology lawyer with over 25 years of experience in the field of Information Technology and a strong corporate commercial background. His work in technology matters includes extensive experience in:
  • public and private sector outsourcing
  • applications development and maintenance
  • software licensing
  • technology mergers and acquisitions
  • privacy and security (data protection)
  • strategic alliance agreements
  • social media


Richard Austin
(M.Sc., LL.B.)

    Director and former President of the Canadian IT Law Association.
Before establishing Austin Technology Law, Richard was General Counsel of EDS Canada for 18 years where his responsibilities included managing the legal and regulatory aspects of EDS' business in Canada as well as negotiating complex technology transactions.

Richard is a frequent speaker on technology law issues including on outsourcing, applications development, privacy, cloud computing and social media.