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Sarah Cass

LLB, B.Com, GDLP

Senior Associate - Sydney

Areas of Expertise

Corporate & Commercial Law

Expertise

Sarah is a Senior Associate in our Sydney Corporate and Commercial group. Sarah has diverse expertise in transactional and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Holding Redlich, Sarah held several public sector positions in both Australia and the United Kingdom and has both extensive transactional experience and a detailed understanding of regulatory processes and procedure, particularly in the areas of competition, consumer protection and privacy. Sarah is also able to assist clients in taking a strategic approach to interactions with government agencies and regulators and successfully navigating these processes.

Experience

Sarah’s experience includes:

  • advising on government decision making and management of legal risks, statutory interpretation and judicial review proceedings
  • drafting and negotiation of complex documentation, including for IT procurement and the delivery of telecommunications infrastructure
  • acting in regulatory investigations, compliance and enforcement activities
  • advising on diverse competition / antitrust matters, including mergers and acquisitions, cartel conduct, anti-competitive agreements and other restrictive trade practices, procedure, enforcement and remedies 
  • advising on privacy and data protection obligations, including drafting privacy policies, internal processes and procedures.

Publications

25 March 2020 - Knowledge

Discussion: The future of privacy regulation in Australia

#Data & Privacy

Tune into our latest analysis on the expected changes to Australia’s privacy regulatory landscape over 2020/21 in this webinar presented by partner Angela Flannery and senior associate Sarah Cass.

03 March 2020 - Knowledge

Next regulatory steps taken for Australia’s consumer data right

#Data & Privacy

The OAIC issued its CDR Privacy Safeguard Guidelines on 24 February 2020, which is one more regulatory step forward in the implementation of the Consumer Data Right.