Sarah Gilkes

Sarah is a Partner with national law firm Hamilton Locke, where she specialises in intellectual property and commercial law. She works with growth companies, established businesses and investors to commercialise IP assets in domestic and international markets, with a focus on the cleantech and healthtech sectors. 

Sarah has held non-executive director roles with a range of technology, professional services and arts organisations, including Ausdance Victoria and Lyric Opera of Melbourne. She holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of New South Wales, and has been a director of The Sydney since 2022. Prior to her legal career, Sarah trained as a classical pianist, and continues to collaborate with various ensembles as a chamber musician and repetiteur.