Cassandra Ferrier is a lawyer in the corporate group advising clients on a broad range of general corporate and commercial matters, having joined K&L Gates in March 2019 as part of the graduate program.
Cassie has experience advising both private and ASX-listed clients across a range of industries, including mining, oil and gas and technology, primarily with respect to mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and the sale and purchase of gas. In addition to this transactional experience, Cassie has experience providing corporate governance advice to clients across a range of industries, including sport, and is a keen contributor to the firm's pro bono practice.
During her time at K&L Gates, Cassie has also gained experience assisting clients in relation to employment and industrial relations issues, as well as complex litigation and disputes in various sectors, including sport, construction and mining.
From July 2021 through to September 2021, Cassie went on secondment to Swisse Wellness, an Australian vitamin, supplement, and skincare brand, where she provided legal support to Swisse Wellness and its related bodies corporate located within Australia, the United States and China. She drafted and negotiated contracts with a national and international focus, including but not limited to, supply agreements, distribution agreements, service agremeents, and ambassador agreements. In addition to this corporate experience, Cassie provided advice relating to intellectual property, privacy, employment, insurance and consumer law issues, and assisted with Swisse Wellness' Australian Olympic campaign.