How to Avoid a Fall from Grace: Legal Lessons for Directors
Giving people the confidence to approach their duties as a director with capability and credibility. Written by the CEO of You Legal, Sarah Bartholomeusz.
About the Book
How to Avoid a Fall from Grace is a guide for Australian company directors at all stages of their career. As the leader of your company, you have a lot to worry about on a daily basis. The last thing you need to invest your time in is agonising over the complex legal issues that underpin your actions.
Sarah Bartholomeusz offers legal advice gathered from more than a decade of working with Australian and international companies of every shape and size. In simple terms, Sarah explains how the law specifically relates to your duties as a director.
You’ll Learn More About
How do companies and company directors fit into the Australian legal landscape? How does this affect you?
What duties are imposed on directors and by whom? Find out, with detailed guidance on what you need to do, why you need to do it and and what happens when things go wrong.
Real life and hypothetical case studies illustrate how directors’ duties apply in everyday situations.
Sarah is the founder and CEO of You Legal, a new category of law firm, providing top-tier corporate and commercial legal services and corporate governance support to ASX-listed companies as well as growing businesses at all stages of their life cycle. In addition to her B.A. and LL.B from the University of Adelaide, Sarah has a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia Ltd, of which she is a Fellow. Sarah is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Directors, a Member of the Association of Corporate Counsel and a Member of the Law Society of South Australia. In 2015 Sarah was the recipient of the South Australian Telstra Business Women’s Award in the Start-Up category for her innovative firm, You Legal.
Sarah is the Chair of the Seniors Information Service Inc and she serves on the Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board in South Australia.
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