Simone Herbert-Lowe

Legal Practitioner Director Law & Cyber Pty Ltd

Simone Herbert-Lowe is the principal and founder of Law & Cyber, which offers cyber advisory services including legal advice, cyber risk management, incident preparation and response, and bespoke cyber resilience education.

Simone is passionate about protecting Australians from cybercrime and is a thought leader in the area of professional responsibility and cyber risk. She has published over 40 articles in professional publications including for the IEEE, the Law Society of NSW Journal and the Law Council of Australia’s Law Management Hub. Simone has also provided expert opinion in Supreme Court proceedings involving allegations of email-enabled fraud

Law & Cyber’s training courses have been endorsed or distributed by the Legal Practitioners Liability Committee, PEXA, the Law Society of South Australia, the Australian Institute of Conveyancers (NSW, WA and Victoria), ALPMA and LawCPD. Since March 2020, over 7,000 business professionals have completed Law & Cyber’s specialist cyber education services.

Prior to founding Law & Cyber Simone was Senior Claims Solicitor and Manager, Strategy & Innovation at Lawcover, where she handled around 2,000 professional indemnity notifications by law firms, managed the introduction of Lawcover’s group cyber risk policy and sat on the company’s internal cyber risk committee. In 2016 Simone was awarded AGSM’s Wanbil Lee Prize for Ethical Leadership in Business and in 2022 she was named Innovator of the Year at the Lawyer's Weekly Women in Law Awards. In 2022 and 2023 she was a finalist in the Security category at the RelativityFest Innovation Awards and the Thought Leadership category of the Women in Law Awards. 

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