Sarah Roughead

Sarah Roughead

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Sarah Roughead is an associate in the Corporate Markets team in Baker McKenzie's Melbourne office and currently working as a Corporate & Securities associate in the Chicago office.

Practice Focus

Sarah's practice focuses on domestic and cross-border M&A and global reorganizations. Sarah advises clients on domestic and cross-border asset and share sales and purchases, implementing post-acquisition integrations and the reorganization of corporate groups. She also assists clients with general commercial law and corporate governance.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised national and multinational public and private companies in a broad range of general corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations.
  • Advised a global asset management company on multiple corporate reorganizations and cash repatriations spanning several jurisdictions.
  • Advised Merit Medical Systems, Inc. on the its acquisitions of IntelliMedial Technologies Pty Ltd and ITL Healthcare Pty Ltd (each Australian private companies) (price undisclosed).
  • Advised a multinational IT services company on the Australian aspects of a global spin-merger.
  • Acted for a leading high-performance specialty chemicals and materials business, on the Asia Pacific aspects of the billion dollar spin-off of its products and packaging business.
  • Advised a multinational pharmaceutical company on the purchase of another major pharmaceutical company's Australian narcotic raw materials business.
  • Advised a global cosmetics company on the acquisition of an Australian based online skincare products company with customers in 149+ countries.


  • High Court of Australia (2015)
  • Victoria (2014)


  • Monash University (LLB with honors) (2013)
  • Monash University (BA) (2013)