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Senior Associate

Key Practice Fields

  • Capital Markets; Capital Raisings
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Insolvency and Restructures
  • Corporations Law
  • Financial Services
  • IPOs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity

Sarah Bullock is a corporate and transactional lawyer, who specialises in private mergers and acquisitions.  She also has extensive experience in corporate structuring, shareholder arrangements, general commercial contractual arrangements, joint ventures and corporate governance and compliance with the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

Sarah has acted for ASX-listed entities, Australian based private equity investors, foreign investors, corporate shareholders and directors, high net worth individuals and SME’s, as well as receivers, managers and administrators.

Sarah has experience in a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on healthcare and technology.

Case Studies

Mercurial Insights Holdings Pty Limited

Acted for the shareholders of Mercurial Insights Holdings Pty Limited, a service provider specialising in sales and marketing effectiveness, performance management and cloud based business intelligence, to the Australian subsidiary of NYSE listed IMS Health Holdings Inc, a leading global information and technology services company in the healthcare industry.

Micreo Limited

Acted for the corporate and individual shareholders of Micreo Limited, a specialised electronic warfare subsystem provider to global defence companies, in respect of the sale of all of the securities in Micreo Limited to NYSE listed company, L 3 Communications Inc.

Prima BioMed Limited

Acted for Prima BioMed Limited, a cancer treatment development company listed on both the ASX and NASDAQ, in respect of its acquisition of Immutep SA, a Paris based chemoimmunotherapy research and licensing business.

Scott’s Refrigerated Freightways

Acted for the shareholders of Scott’s Refrigerated Freightways in respect of the sale of the business to Automotive Holdings Group Limited, an ASX 200 listed company, for AUD115 million.

SEB Private Equity

Acted for SEB PE Fund II, a leading Nordic based global private equity investor, on the Australian aspects of its global acquisition of Accedo Broadband.

Security and Intelligence Services (India) Limited

Acted for SIS India, one of the largest security services businesses in India and Australia, on the Australian aspects of its proposed Indian IPO.

Sonic Healthcare Limited

Acted for Sonic subsidiary, Sonic HealthPlus Pty Ltd, in respect of its acquisition of the workplace health and travel vaccination businesses of Medibank Private Limited (ASX:  MPL).

Acted for Sonic subsidiary, Sonic Clinical Services Pty Ltd, in respect of its acquisition and funding of Apollo Health, a medical centre developer and operator, and subsequent disposal to St John Ambulance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Newcastle, 2007
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Newcastle, 2010
  • Diploma of Legal Practice, University of Newcastle, 2010

Professional Admissions

  • Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2011
  • Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia, 2014

Professional Publications and Committees

  • Member, New South Wales Law Society

Professional Experience

  • Senior Associate, Russells, 2016 to present
  • Senior Associate/Lawyer, K&L Gates, 2013-16
  • Lawyer, Henry Davis York, 2011–13
  • Paralegal/Summer Clerk, Henry Davis York, 2009-11