Sarah has over 20 years’ experience in legal and management positions both in Australia and internationally. She has worked in general counsel roles in several Australian financial services and fund management entities, including 8 years as Australian general counsel / senior corporate counsel for Babcock & Brown. In 2011, Sarah established CapitaLegal, a successful boutique professional services firm specialising in corporate law. She remains the principal of CapitaLegal.
Sarah has substantial experience in providing legal advice on major financing and capital raising transactions, the establishment of investment vehicles, corporate acquisitions and takeovers, and transaction and corporate structuring. Her experience extends to the huge variety of legal and commercial issues which crop up in the course of providing legal support to a fast-moving transaction-based organisation. Sarah has also been responsible for managing the highly successful corporate and trust services subsidiary of a major international law firm.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major) and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of NSW, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She is a member of the Law Society of NSW, a Fellow of FINSIA and is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW.