Employment law issues in business sale transactions

Course ID CN170323_BUS1

  • Webinar
  • 1
  • Intermediate

Human capital is a significant business asset, however employment issues are often overlooked during corporate transactions resulting in potential risks and liabilities on both sides.

In this seminar, hear Anna Elliott discuss the key employment issues which can arise during a corporate transaction including: 

  • distinguishing the impact of a share sale versus an asset sale on employees;
  • identifying employment issues during the due diligence phase;
  • ensuring key employees are retained and goodwill is protected;
  • dealing with employment issues in transaction documentation.

Prior to purchase please see the information below for system requirements.

College of Law Alumni and Law Society Members receive a 10% discount on the price.


Full Price $120.00

Alumni/Member Price $108.00



12.30pm - 1.30pm AEDST

About This Course

Designed for

This webinar complies with the mandatory area of Substantive Law.



Anna Elliott
Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Anna Elliott specialises in the area of workplace relations and provides advice, representation and corporate support to clients in all aspects of employment and industrial relations law, both contentious and non-contentious.

Anna provides commercial solutions-driven advice for clients in a broad range of industries, including media and entertainment, financial services, recruitment, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, construction, professional services and government agencies. Her particular areas of expertise are advising on restrictive covenant issues, corporate transactions and restructures, employment litigation and discrimination, harassment and bullying issues. 

Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs in Sydney, Anna practised in the workplace relations practice in the firm’s London office and in leading commercial firms in Sydney.

Anna supports a number of the firm’s global clients with their employment issues in Australia, as well as leading a number of her own client relationships. She also works closely with colleagues and clients in managing employment needs across Asia Pacific.

Anna is particularly skilled in advising on employment and industrial aspects of large scale corporate transactions including acquisitions for private equity funds, management buyouts as well as providing advice on complex corporate restructures and other change management programmes. 

She has extensive litigation experience and regularly appears for clients in Australian courts and industrial tribunals (particularly in relation to restrictive covenant issues).

She also has in-depth discrimination law experience and has conducted workplace investigations into employee complaints and allegations of misconduct, discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation. 

Anna is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales. She frequently speaks at internal and external seminars for clients and industry professional bodies on topics related to labour and employment, and industrial relations issues



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