OUR TEAM

A team of experts

Our network of lawyers bring their experience and training from leading national and international law firms and top in-house teams.

Sarah Bartholomeusz

Sarah Bartholomeusz

Founder and CEO

Sarah is the founder of You Legal. She has an active practice in corporate and commercial law, giving peace of mind to growing businesses at all stages of their lifecycle. She has over 10 years of experience as a lawyer including providing complex, high level legal & corporate governance support to ASX listed companies.

Tara Adams

Tara Adams

Senior Consulting Lawyer | Franchise & Intellectual Property

This Franchising and Intellectual Property expert has practiced law in Australia, Jakarta and Santiago. Based in Melbourne, Tara has top-tier experience across practice groups international markets and global brands, including ASX 100 and Fortune 500 corporations. Tara also speaks Spanish and Bahasa Indonesian.

Amy Ward

Amy Ward

Senior Consulting Lawyer | Commercial & Construction

Amy has experience advising on contracts in both the public and private sectors, and her expertise lies in identifying commercial, operational and reputational risks and works to mitigate adverse outcomes through the use of contractual tools and solutions. Amy has worked for top tier international law firms, for senior government officials, with local and international non-government organisations and as in-house counsel.

Ella McDougall

Elise McMahon

Executive Assistant

Elise McMahon is an Executive Assistant with over 12 years of experience in business administration, and a passion for business improvement and solving problems. She has an unnatural love of Microsoft Excel and firmly believes in the Oxford Comma. Elise is based in Hong Kong after moving from Australia in early 2016.

Md. Mustafizur Rahman

Md. Mustafizur Rahman

Community Manager

Mustafiz graduated from Dhaka University in 1993 and has since garnered over 21 years of experience in digital media. As an integral part of the You Legal team, he is continually seeking creative ways to improve how You Legal communicates across online platforms. He is passionate about collaborative creative problem-solving, and contributes invaluable expertise for our work in the digital space.

Olivia Sim

Olivia Sim

Marketing Consultant

Olivia has a keen interest in digital marketing and the written word. With a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications from the University of Melbourne, she has dabbled in everything from search marketing to copywriting. Having lived in Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and Vancouver, she is now based in Melbourne while she looks out for her next travel adventure.