Possessing a highly commercial outlook and detailed work ethic, Sasha is a corporate and workplace relations lawyer able to determine the legal detail and practical realities of an issue.

Sasha is an experienced workplace relations and corporate lawyer with a broad depth of experience obtaining risk adverse solutions for her clients across a number of areas of corporate law. Sasha’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, risk management, corporate governance, commercial contracts and privacy law and she has previously worked as an information and knowledge management specialist.

Sasha is well regarded for her ability to understand her clients’ requirements from both a legal and practical perspective and find creative solutions to obtain a desirable outcome.

Areas of Expertise

Key focus areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Due Diligence
  • Privacy

Recent Articles by Sasha Roberts

Working from home brings with it benefits and challenges…what should employers consider to minimise health and safety and WorkCover risk

Working from home brings with it benefits and challenges…what should employers consider to minimise health and safety and Workcover risk Working from home is not a new phenomenon.  However, in the past couple of months as a result of COVID-19,...
23 September, 2020

Parents telling you what to do: useful information for directors of subsidiary companies

Are you a director of an Australian subsidiary company? Does your parent company expect you to sign or accede to company group arrangements from time to time? You could personally be at risk and also place the company of which...
12 August, 2020

Coronavirus and the Law: Unpaid Pandemic Leave and Annual Leave changes to Modern Awards

On 8 April 2020, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) issued a decision to temporarily vary 99 modern awards by inserting a new Schedule X – Additional measures during the COVID-19 pandemic (Schedule). The Schedule provides for employees to take unpaid...
9 April, 2020

Coronavirus and the Law: Temporary Changes to the Foreign Investment Review Board

On Sunday 29 March 2020 at 10:30pm AEST, the Treasurer announced temporary changes to the  foreign investment review framework which will remain in place for the duration of the Coronavirus pandemic. Effective from the date of the announcement, all proposed...
1 April, 2020

Coronavirus and the Law: Changes to the Clerks – Private Sector Award 2010

On Saturday 28 March 2020, a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission made a determination to vary the Clerks – Private Sector Award 2010 (Clerks Award) by inserting “Schedule 1 – Award Flexibility During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Schedule 1...
30 March, 2020

Coronavirus and the Law: What do I need to do if I require my employees to work from home as a result of the Coronavirus? What issues does this raise for an employer?

The Coronavirus pandemic has seen a surge in Australian employees working from home to implement social distancing measures with many employers having to rapidly react to the change in working environment. From midday on Monday 23 March 2020, the National...
27 March, 2020

Urgent action needed to take advantage of Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty

Superannuation gap The Federal Government has long been concerned with the “superannuation gap”.  This is the difference between the superannuation guarantee contributions that employers have been paying on behalf of workers and what they are required to pay under the...
23 March, 2020