Craig Subocz



Craig is an intellectual property and technology lawyer with expertise in all facets of IT contracting and procurement, including advising on competitive procurement processes and the preparation and negotiation of supply and service contracts, such as anything-as-a-service, agile software development, hardware supply and maintenance contracts and managed services arrangements. He has also worked with clients to develop terms of use for electronic commerce platforms.

Craig is experienced in data security and information privacy matters, such as preparing privacy and credit reporting policies, employee procedures and data breach response plans, as well as delivery of privacy training. Craig has a broad knowledge of Victorian and Commonwealth privacy laws, as well as the GDPR. Craig has advised a number of clients on compliance with the mandatory data breach notification requirements under the Privacy Act, including whether a data breach is notifiable and the preparation of notifications and applications for exemption from notification requirements.

As a registered trade mark attorney, he has routinely advised and represented clients in relation to intellectual property protection, commercialisation and enforcement. Craig has worked with clients to recognise and protect their valuable intellectual property assets, including identifying those assets and taking steps to protect the assets through registration (if available). He has prepared and negotiated commercialisation agreements, including licence agreements, collaboration agreements and research and development agreements.



‘The level of service from initial introduction, briefing conversations through to provision of the services I requested was highly professional. The people I dealt with, especially Craig Subocz, were highly knowledgeable and skilled in their areas.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Data Protection – 2023 edition


  • Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Intellectual Property Law (Melbourne, AU) in ‘Ones to Watch’ – 2023 edition
  • Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Information Technology Law (Melbourne, AU) in ‘Ones to Watch’ – 2023 edition
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Recommended Lawyer for Data Protection, since 2023 edition

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  • Member, Engineers Australia
  • Board Member & Former President, Victorian Society for Computers & the Law

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