Sarah  Walters

Sarah Walters

Director of Knowledge

Sarah in 60 seconds

Sarah is our Director of Knowledge Services and is a knowledge, information and training expert in the legal sphere.

Sarah is responsible for the maintenance and sharing of legal knowledge and information within HDY and with the firm's clients to support both lawyer and client knowledge needs. She also trains lawyers and clients in aspects of plain English, legal drafting and knowledge management.

She works closely with each practice group, with the managing partner and with other groups within the firm (such as People & Development, Learning Development & Compliance and IT) on a range of knowledge and information management initiatives including document and data management systems, information sharing, library management, knowledge capture and reuse, and research.

Sarah leads a team of experts with legal and information management qualifications who are responsible for ensuring HDY's legal practitioners are supported by comprehensive library, precedents, knowledge management, advice and operational services to support all aspects of effective and efficient practice and quality client service.

Sarah has over 14 years' experience in legal knowledge management and has also practised as a commercial lawyer in a leading international firm and been a teacher of English.

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) (Syd)

    DipEd (Syd)

    LLB (Hons) (UTS)

    GradDipKM (UTS)

Industry associations

  • Law Society of NSW
  • Legal Knowledge Management Forum
  • Australian Legal Knowledge Leaders Forum