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Sarah Connolly

Solicitor

Sarah is a solicitor in the Employment, Industrial Relations & Safety team specialising in workplace health and safety and employment.

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Experience

Sarah advises on workplace health and safety matters including prosecutions, compliance and regulator engagement, as well as general employment matters.

Sarah is regularly involved in representing clients in prosecutorial litigation and administrative proceedings before Courts and Tribunals. Sarah also undertakes workplace investigations and advises clients in relation to the management of ill and injured workers. She also has experience in advising on EIRS considerations in large scale M&A transactions.

Sarah’s experience includes:

  • Acting for a quarry operator and site senior executive in successfully defending prosecution proceedings brought under the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999 (Qld).
  • Advising clients on their risk assessment processes in light of COVID-19 and in particular, how their processes can best protect them against future litigation risk.
  • Advising multiple clients in relation to preparing and maintaining legal compliance registers to monitor and record legislative and regulatory changes across numerous areas including employment, safety, land and environment and organisational governance.