Sally Heidenreich

Admitted to Practice: 2015

Signed Bar Roll: 2018

Practice Areas: Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Common Law Contract & Tort, Equity, Competition & Consumer Law, Taxation, Cybersecurity & Data Protection, Employment & Industrial, Environment & Planning, Privacy & FOI, Private International Law, Public & Administrative Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Wills & Estates

Japanese / 日本語

Sally accepts briefs in most areas of commercial and civil law, in both private and public contexts, and appears in all major Federal and State courts and tribunals. She is also available to provide opinions and associated advisory work. Pro bono briefs are accepted exclusively via referral through JusticeNet.

Sally has recently acted for:

A medium-sized South Australian business in a dispute with a former director as to the validity and enforceability of contractual terms in a series of agreements, including injunctive and declaratory relief in proceedings for breach of contract, misleading or deceptive conduct, and breach of statutory duties under the Corporations Act.

A mineral and gas exploration company in an appeal brought by a major debtor against bankruptcy enforcement proceedings.

A franchisee in proceedings for breach of contract against a large national franchise, including injunctive relief.

An applicant for the granting of a construction license pursuant to the Mutual Recognition Act, in proceedings against a statutory authority.

A government agency in an unfair preference claim.

The administrators of a medium-sized South Australian company, in proceedings brought by a major listed creditor to set aside a deed of company arrangement (as junior counsel).

The proprietor of a pastoral enterprise in the Northern Territory, in proceedings for breach of contract, misleading or deceptive conduct, and breach of statutory duties against a former Chief Executive Officer (as junior counsel).

A hospitality entrepreneur, in proceedings brought by a major creditor to enforce the terms of a loan agreement (as junior counsel).

Prior to her legal career, Sally served as an Intelligence Officer for many years. Sally deployed a number of times to Iraq and Afghanistan, where she gained first-hand experience applying the Laws of Armed Conflict in the course of direct conflict with insurgent and other non-state actors.

Sally was also formerly employed as a Japanese-English interpreter. She holds the highest proficiency, level N1, in the Japanese Language Proficiency Test administered by the Japanese Government.

Phone: +61 8 8110 9100