Sally McCausland

Based in Sydney, Australia I been advising in the media, arts and entertainment law field for over 20 years. My clients include production companies, documentary makers, broadcasters, sport and entertainment distributors, creators and cultural and educational institutions based in Australia, the UK, US and Asia.

Prior roles include Corporate Counsel at national public broadcaster SBS, supervising solicitor of the Arts Law Centre of Australia, solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills, Federal Court judges associate, and director of copyright collecting society Screenrights.

I am a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne Law Masters. I regularly lecture at Australian law schools and at local and international industry seminars. I have published extensively in areas such as copyright and media law reform, freedom of expression, privacy and defamation, and am currently podcast reviewer for online journal Inside Story.

 I have provided pro bono services to the Arts Law Centre of Australia since 1994 and in 2017 received one of their annual pro bono awards. I am currently a member of the Communications & Media Law Association, and of the Privacy and Communications Committee of the NSW Law Society.

I am admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Federal and High Courts of Australia. I hold a First Class Honours arts/law degree from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Law from the University of British Columbia.

About Grove Law Pty Ltd

Since July 2017 McCausland Media & Copyright Law has become a division of  Grove Law Pty Ltd, also incorporating Michael Easton Legal. Michael specialises in music law, film finance and general entertainment law. Learn more by clicking here.