Daniel Anstey

JD, BA Lawyer

Contact Daniel

danstey@simpsons.com.au

Bio

Daniel is a lawyer in our Corporate and Commercial, Music, and Digital Media groups.

Daniel advises on a range of commercial and contentious matters relating to the music and digital media industries, including the sale, purchase and management of intellectual property assets, copyright infringements, contractual disputes and corporate structures.

Previously Daniel was a lawyer at the Australian Copyright Council, where he advised creators and industry peak bodies on copyright law and was involved in policy development and law reform. Prior to that Daniel worked in a boutique employment and labour law firm advising blue chip clients on employment and commercial matters.

Education

Daniel holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in music from the University of Otago.

Achievements

Daniel was a prize winner in the 2021 IPSANZ John McLaren Emmerson QC Essay competition for his essay on NFTs and Copyright. He has also presented webinars on the topic to practitioners across Australia and New Zealand.