Sarah Andrews

Special Counsel

Sarah is a competition and disputes lawyer in the Sydney office of Webb Henderson.

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Sarah has extensive experience representing and assisting clients in competition and consumer matters involving investigations and prosecutions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Earlier in her career, Sarah worked as an Assistant Director in the Enforcement Branch of the ACCC.

Sarah also has experience defending and prosecuting criminal matters in Australian and international courts. She is currently acting for a defendant in an indictable white-collar crime matter in NSW District Court.

Prior to joining Webb Henderson, she held senior positions at a United Nations war crimes tribunal in Cambodia (ECCC) and at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Netherlands.

Sarah regularly advises clients in various industry sectors on the competition and consumer law implications of commercial dealings and transactions including mergers and joint ventures, distribution agreements, dealings with competitors, consumer contracts, and advertising and marketing campaigns. Sarah has designed and conducted compliance training programs for a number of high profile clients in the consumer sector.

Sarah brings a unique and diverse perspective to her practice, gained through experience in different jurisdictions and professional environments, spanning private practice, international criminal courts (ICC/ECCC), investigations and law enforcement (ACCC), and intergovernmental policy-making (OECD).

Sarah joined Webb Henderson in August 2016. She was first admitted to practice in 2006 in New York, US. She was admitted to practice in New South Wales and the High Court of Australia in 2008.