Sarah has over 15 years’ experience acting in large scale and complex commercial disputes. Her particular interests are in disputes relating to defective building works.
Sarah is also passionate about Holding Redlich’s pro bono practice and has recently acted in pro bono matters including on behalf of refugees from Nauru seeking entry to Australia as transitory persons under the Medevac legislation.
Sarah is an avid weekend warrior who spends her free time cycling and running the streets of Brisbane and elsewhere.
Sarah has also been appointed to the National Sports Tribunal Legal Assistance Panel.
Sarah is an experienced litigator. Her considerable commercial experience includes appearing personally for clients in Tribunals, mediations and settlement conferences as well as instructing senior and junior counsel in complex litigation in both state and federal jurisdictions. She has recently been involved in one of Queensland’s longest Supreme Court trials.
Sarah has a depth of experience in managing large scale and complex commercial disputes and she has proven to clients her ability to quickly analyse matters, determine critical strategic issues and advise on how these issues may impact her client’s end goal.
Some examples of the recent disputes that Sarah has been involved in include:
06 April 2021 - Knowledge
#Intellectual Property, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation
eSports is a booming industry, however, many of the legal issues surrounding eSports are in their legal infancy. In this article, we consider some of the applicable intellectual property rights and their application for both developers and professional gamers.
09 December 2020 - Knowledge
#Dispute Resolution & Litigation
Changes to the World Anti-Doping Code will commence from 1 January 2021. We summarise the key changes and discuss how it impacts the industry with Australian Olympic water polo athelete, Bronwen Knox.
07 October 2020 - Knowledge
#Dispute Resolution & Litigation
We outline some of the legal issues in four key risk areas that sporting organisations and professional athletes need to be aware of when engaging in sports business.
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
17 Aug 21
In this webinar on Prosecutions for local government, Senior Associate Rachel Foo will take you through the prosecution process, from identification of the offence through to a final court hearing, and discuss the elements of an offence, evidence gathering, including entry to land, drafting statements and conducting interviews, preparing a brief and criminal charge and the court process.