Nitesh Patel
Gilchrist Connell

Nitesh Patel, Principal

Nitesh Patel

Gilchrist Connell

 Level 24 6 O'Connell Street Sydney NSW 2000
 +612 8240 8000
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Practising for over 12 years, Nitesh leads Gilchrist Connell’s cyber, privacy and technology practice. He has extensive expertise in contentious and non-contentious technology, privacy, data security, incident response and cyber insurance matters.

Nitesh helps businesses identify and address cyber and technology risks and limit the pain and loss they suffer from cyber-attacks and technology disputes.  

He acts as a breach coach in response to cyber incidents, advises on notification obligations, corresponds with regulators on queries arising from incidents, acts for clients in litigated technology and cyber security disputes, advises on and drafts technology and cyber insurance policy wordings, and advises clients on how they can improve their data security and breach response frameworks.

He also assists businesses to mitigate risk by advising on privacy and security obligations, developing internal structures to comply with those obligations and drafting agreement terms to protect the business.

In addition, Nitesh works with Gilchrist Connell’s corporate team by providing specialist cyber, privacy and technology expertise to assist businesses deal with associated risks in corporate and transactional engagements. 

Clients appreciate Nitesh’s concise, and commercial approach to legal issues. He leverages his knowledge and passion for information technology to translate ‘tech talk’ and set out available legal options in simple terms.