Darrell Choong Lawyer

Darrell is a lawyer in our Corporate & Commercial, and Litigation & Dispute Resolution teams. Darrell has a keen interest in technology that was nurtured by his background in IT sales. He is passionate about working with clients to commercialise their ideas and in ensuring the success of their businesses. At present, Darrell is developing his skills and experience across the corporate and commercial aspects of the law. Some of his notable recent experience includes:

  • Assisting the founders of a technology company in the sale of their company.
  • Advising clients on public sector and private sector ICT procurement.
  • Assisting businesses in developing comprehensive terms and conditions of sale, resale and referral.
  • Advising clients on their obligations under privacy laws, and assisting them with developing comprehensive privacy policies.
  • Assisting clients in corporate structuring and capital raising.
  • Advising food and beverage clients on compliance with the FSANZ Food Standards Code and the Australian Consumer Law.

Darrell holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Tasmania, and in his free time, can be found wandering around Melbourne with his trusty Fujifilm camera, or at industry events enhancing his knowledge about the latest developments in the tech industry.

Latest News & Insights

Not such a big deal? Litigation funders to have an AFSL

Posted By and on 26/05/20 at 10:23 AM

The Federal Government has announced that the Corporations Act will apply to litigation funders, bringing the regulation and licensing of litigation funders under the remit of the Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC). This move reflects the Government’s desire to increase the barriers to entry in the class action industry, and heighten the level of … Read more

Kleenmaid shadow director taken to the cleaners

Posted By and on 5/03/20 at 4:24 PM

On 7 February 2020, Kleenmaid’s former director and founder, Andrew Eric Young was found guilty of 19 charges arising out of Kleenmaid’s collapse.  This prosecution is significant as it marks the first time a shadow director has been convicted and sentenced to prison for insolvent trading. What happened? In April 2009, administrators were appointed to the … Read more

ACCC steps up country of origin prosecutions

Posted By on 12/11/18 at 10:32 AM

It has been a ‘fine’ time for the ACCC this year – a fact to which Ozwear Connection (‘Ozwear’)and Birubi Art (‘Birubi’) will no doubt attest.  Both these entities have caught the attention of the regulator in relation to country of origin claims. Background Under the Australian Consumer Law (‘ACL’), businesses are prohibited from making … Read more