Quality and consistency through collaboration

Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to welcome Sally Weatherstone to its Corporate & Commercial team.

An experienced legal adviser with some 12 years’ experience specialising in corporate and commercial advice to listed and private companies, Sally joins the team as a partner and will consolidate and complement the firm’s offerings in the areas of corporate advisory, equity capital markets and M&A as well as mining and resources.

Sally’s experience includes public company takeovers, advising on schemes of arrangement, private equity transactions, share and asset acquisitions and disposals, broad fundraising and securities law experience acting on IPOs as well as placements and rights issues, advising on foreign investment rules and regulations, ASX Listing Rules, directors’ duties and corporate governance requirements.

National Managing Partner Phillip Salem said, “I am excited that Sally has decided to join Sparke Helmore. Having someone of Sally’s calibre on board gives us the ability to take another significant step in enhancing the unparalleled expertise and service we offer our clients. With her formidable reputation in the market—featuring as a leading legal practitioner in Chambers Asia Pacific Legal Directory from 2013 to 2017—she will strengthen an already strong team.”

Sally joins us from Dentons.

About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover six key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Property Environment & Finance, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 850 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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