Seyfarth Shaw elevates WHS lawyer to partner

By Jerome Doraisamy|02 February 2020

International firm Seyfarth Shaw has promoted Sarah Goodhew, who is currently on maternity leave, to the partnership for its workplace, health and safety team.

Sarah Goodhew has been elevated to the position of partner at Seyfarth Shaw, having joined the firm’s Sydney office in 2015 when it established its WHS practice.
Ms Goodhew is “an accomplished workplace health and safety lawyer”, the firm said in a statement.

“During her career she has worked with a wide variety of clients, notably in the resources, retail and transport sectors. Sarah regularly responds to regulatory investigations, prepares and defends workplace health and safety prosecutions, and represents clients at coronial inquests,” it continued.

Commenting on Ms Goodhew’s appointment, Australian managing partner Darren Perry said: “We are excited to have Sarah become the second lawyer to be promoted to partner since we opened our Australian practice.”

Advertisement
Advertisement

“Having worked in workplace health and safety law for nearly 15 years, she has developed extensive knowledge in this field. Since joining Seyfarth she has become known for her practical, realistic and commercially sound advice to clients,” he added.

Ms Goodhew is currently on maternity leave and will return to the office later in the year.

Seyfarth Shaw elevates WHS lawyer to partner
Intro image
lawyersweekly logo

SPONSORED CONTENT

Big Law

latest

Change still a long way off for law firm business models

Law Council welcomes new domestic violence inquiry

Australia concerned about Hong Kong national security laws

Courts not ready for post-COVID world

FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network