Martha Crnkovic


Martha is an associate in the commercial IP/IT team at Bristows, specialising in technology transactions. She advises customers and suppliers on all aspects of commercial technology law, including major IT outsourcing projects, commercial IT contracts, IP/IT aspects of corporate transactions, IP and software licensing, collaborative technology development, SaaS and cloud based technology offerings and procurement.

Martha has advised the Australian Government on its investment in innovative sovereign technology, the development of a government security classified communications network between public and private sector entities, and the establishment of supply and technology contracts for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. Martha gained valuable client insight during her secondment into the Australian Department of Defence, working as the key legal adviser for the department’s flagship technology and innovation investment program.

Martha joined Bristows in November 2018 having qualified in Australia and practiced in the corporate group of a top tier Australian firm. Martha is very interested in digital ethics and the impact of artificial intelligence, automation and information networks on individuals and the political process.


  • LLB (First Class Honours), University of Technology Sydney
  • Qualified 2014
  • Associate 2015