Sarah Aldersley | LegalVision

Sarah Aldersley

Practice Leader

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Practice Areas

  • Business Sale and Purchase
  • Capital Raising
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Startups

We’re incredibly excited to have closed our Series A and be partnering with AES as we embark on this next chapter and take our Maverick solar solution to the world. Navigating the complexities of the deal so professionally, confidently and graciously (especially during the rollercoaster 2020 has been for the world) is a testament to the expertise of the LegalVision team. Jill and Sarah genuinely went above and beyond for us to close this round and we look forward to working with LegalVision on many more things to come.

Chris McGrath, Co-founder and CEO, 5B

Sarah is a Practice Leader in the Corporate team. She began practising as a lawyer at a top London law firm before moving to Australia in 2018. Sarah specialises in advising startups, SMEs, corporate clients and investors on a variety of corporate matters from company incorporations and business structuring to complex cross-border business sales.

Sarah has experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, company structuring and reorganisations. She has a particular interest in working with Australian startups to raise capital and grow their businesses. Sarah also has experience in drafting general commercial contracts and providing regulatory advice, having previously specialised in healthcare law.

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys exploring all the walks and beaches that Sydney has to offer.


Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws (Hons), King’s College London, England.

Professional memberships: Law Society of England and Wales.


Business Sale and Purchase

Assisting clients when buying businesses, including undertaking legal due diligence.

Assisting clients when selling businesses, whether as a share sale or business sale.


Advising startups and SMEs on how to protect their interests when raising capital.

Providing guidance to startups on company structuring and incorporation.

Corporate and Commercial

Assisting businesses with general corporate needs, including preparing shareholders agreements, and employee share option plans.

Providing guidance to companies in relation to business structuring.


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Our Awards

  • 2020 Innovation Award 2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist – Australasian Law Awards
  • 2020 Employer of Choice Award 2020 Employer of Choice Winner – Australasian Lawyer
  • 2020 Financial Times Award 2021 Fastest Growing Law Firm - Financial Times APAC 500
  • 2020 AFR Fast 100 List - Australian Financial Review
  • 2021 Law Firm of the Year Award 2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
  • 2022 Law Firm of the Year Winner 2022 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards