Sarah Elizabeth Russell

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Francis Burt Chambers


Level 23, Allendale Square
77 ST Georges Terrace



Professional Information

Member level

Ordinary Member - Level 6




Member of Institute of Legal Executives (England) 1994 Fellow of Institute of Legal Executives (England) 1996 Bachelor of Laws (England) 1996 Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Distinction), (Nottingham Law School) 1998 Master of Commercial Law, Melbourne University, 2012


Before joining Francis Burt Chambers as a barrister, Sarah was a senior associate at Clayton Utz (2006-2010) and at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (2003-2006). Sarah also practised in England for several years before moving to Australia (as a legal executive 1990-1998 and as a solicitor 1998-2003).

Sarah primarily practices in the areas of commercial litigation, competition and consumer law and construction disputes. She has over 20 years' experience in litigation and has been involved in a wide range of civil, corporate and commercial litigation in Australia and overseas, including complex contractual disputes, trade practices, statutory, common law and equitable claims.

Sarah is a member of the Western Australian Bar Council.

Sarah is a also a member of the Competition and Consumer Committee of the Law Council of Australia, Business Law Section and was Deputy Chair of that committee from 2010 to 2014.

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