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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.
Sarah's published articles
2023 Fast Firms - Australasian Lawyer
2022 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist - Australasian Law Awards
2020 Employer of Choice Winner - Australasian Lawyer