Lynette Ireland started work with Foxtel in 1995 and over the last 17 years has driven legal and business development and government advocacy efforts around major subscription television (STV) matters.
She has overseen the Content Supply Agreement with Optus, the Telstra bundling agreement and satellite-sharing arrangements, together with the negotiation of undertakings with the ACCC in 2002 that played a key part in rationalising the STV sector.
Lynette Ireland also drove Foxtel’s response to the Seven Network’s $200 million court case against it. Through her role on the CAMLA Board and as the Chair of the ASTRA Legal and Policy Committee, Ireland has continued to ensure that STV interests are recognised in all relevant media law debates. She also supports and promotes the development of lawyers both within Foxtel and via her role in CAMLA, and provides opportunities for new lawyers to do their legal professional training as part of the Foxtel legal team