Brydon is a technology and construction lawyer who is passionate about smart city technology, infrastructure delivery and new ways people can come together to live, work and play. He has a previous career in architecture and co-edited a book on Large Floating Structures, exploring environmentally-sustainable technologies that allow cities to expand onto adjacent water bodies.
Prior to coming to the law, Brydon was a Project Manager with the Public Transport Authority (WA) and worked as a Contracts Administrator in a number of leading commercial construction firms. Brydon also teaches at the School of Architecture.
Brydon researches the legal implications of surveillance in sensorised buildings and the manner in which the law is impacted by emerging trusted autonomous systems, particularly machine superintendence in construction contracts.
Construction professional (Architecture, Contract Admin & Law), Public & Private sectors
Sessional Teacher (Architecture) & PhD Student (Law), University of Queensland
Technology and Construction Lawyer, Allens
Corporate Counsel (Secondee), Transurban
Project Manager, Public Transport Authority (WA)
Monash University, Master of Laws (Juris Doctor)
Monash University, Master of Public Policy and Management
The University of Melbourne, BPD (Architecture) and BArch (Hon)
Blockchain and the Law, Internet Law Bulletin
The right not to say who you are - DPP v Kaba (co-written with Tracy Lu), Privacy Law Bulletin
The case of Essendon v Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority, Sports Law Administration & Practice
Large Floating Structures (co-editor), Springer
Great Ideas Float to the Top (co-written with CM Wang), Large Floating Structures (Springer)
Colonisation of the ocean and VLFS technology (co-written with CM Wang), Very Large Floating Structures (Routledge)