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Sarah Goodhew

Senior Associate

Sydney
Direct: 61 2 8256 0419
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Sarah Goodhew is a senior associate in the Sydney office of Seyfarth Shaw Australia. She is a member of the firm's International Employment Law practice. 

Sarah specialises in assisting clients with their work health and safety obligations and compliance, including assisting clients during the initial hours following an incident. Sarah helps clients throughout the regulatory processes that can occur in response to an incident and represents clients in work health and safety prosecutions or coronial inquests if they arise from the incident. 

Sarah’s experience includes:

  • assisting clients with incident management following an incident.
  • assisting clients to respond to regulator notices issued in serious, including fatal, incidents.
  • providing legal advice to clients about the potential legal compliance implications following an incident.
  • providing work health and safety risk and compliance advice regarding legislative changes.
  • providing legal advice regarding work health and safety issues that arise for clients in their business and governance arrangements regarding work health and safety.
  • preparing for and representing clients during work health and safety prosecutions and coronial inquests.
  • providing legal briefings and training regarding work health and safety obligations for the workforce and management, including due diligence obligations.

Sarah has experience working in the mining, transport and retail industries

Sarah Goodhew is a senior associate in the Sydney office of Seyfarth Shaw Australia. She is a member of the firm's International Employment Law practice. 

Sarah specialises in assisting clients with their work health and safety obligations and compliance, including assisting clients during the initial hours following an incident. Sarah helps clients throughout the regulatory processes that can occur in response to an incident and represents clients in work health and safety prosecutions or coronial inquests if they arise from the incident. 

Sarah’s experience includes:

  • assisting clients with incident management following an incident.
  • assisting clients to respond to regulator notices issued in serious, including fatal, incidents.
  • providing legal advice to clients about the potential legal compliance implications following an incident.
  • providing work health and safety risk and compliance advice regarding legislative changes.
  • providing legal advice regarding work health and safety issues that arise for clients in their business and governance arrangements regarding work health and safety.
  • preparing for and representing clients during work health and safety prosecutions and coronial inquests.
  • providing legal briefings and training regarding work health and safety obligations for the workforce and management, including due diligence obligations.

Sarah has experience working in the mining, transport and retail industries

Education

  • LL.B., University of Wollongong

  • B.Com., University fo Wollongong

Admissions

  • An Australian legal practitioner, admitted in New South Wales (2008)