Sarah Fulton

Senior Legal Officer

Sarah joined the ALRC in January 2020. As a Senior Legal Officer, Sarah contributes to the Inquiry process through high-level research, analysis and policy development.

At the ALRC, Sarah has worked on the following Inquiries:

  • Judicial Impartiality
  • Corporate Criminal Responsibility

Prior to joining the ALRC Sarah had a diverse legal career working as a judicial associate, in private commercial practice as a solicitor, for international NGOs, and as an independent consultant. Sarah has worked in China, Timor-Leste and the United Kingdom, and is qualified to practise in Australia and England and Wales. She is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland, and holds a Master of Laws with Merit from University College London, and Bachelor degrees in Law (with Honours) and Arts from the University of Queensland.


Q&A with students at the University of Sydney

On 24 September 2020, ALRC Principal Legal Officer Micheil Paton and Senior Legal Officer Sarah Fulton answered questions from students in a class on Law Reform, at the request of Professor Simon Rice OAM, the Kim Santow Chair of Law and Social Justice at the University of Sydney Law School. The students had read a

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Corporate Crime: Directors’ and Officers’ Liability on the Map

Latest report from the Australian Law Reform Commission sets out the ways in which directors and senior executives can – and should – be held responsible when companies break the law In Chapter 9 of its Final Report on Corporate Criminal Responsibility, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) takes a deep dive into how directors and executives

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Corporate Criminal Responsibility Podcast Series

In this podcast series you will hear from several members of the Australian Law Reform Commission team discussing key issues raised in the Corporate Criminal Responsibility Final Report.
Each of the short interviews will unpack the current landscape and the final recommendations made by the ALRC.

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