Stephanie Patterson
Special Counsel
Kath Booth
Jackie Lazar
Andrew Vincent
Laura Driscoll
Special Counsel
Miriam Asar
Lucy Masters
Melissa Doran
Special Counsel

Sarah Roettgers


Sarah is a seasoned real estate and infrastructure partner with a wealth of expertise in a wide range of commercial real estate matters. With her outstanding technical skills and unwavering enthusiasm, Sarah is committed to understanding her clients’ business needs and delivering exceptional results. She thrives on collaboration and is constantly working to foster strong relationships with both clients and colleagues.

As an expert in capital transactions, property development, acquisitions and disposals, residential land subdivisions, commercial, retail and industrial leasing, and large-scale infrastructure projects, Sarah has a proven track record of success in delivering complex and challenging projects.

Sarah is also passionate about mentoring and dedicated to guiding the next generation of professionals. She’s actively involved in several mentoring initiatives and is recognised for her deep commitment to supporting and developing her peers.

A member of the Queensland Law Society, Sarah has held several leadership positions, including Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary of the Urban Land Institute in Brisbane.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Sarah worked in the Real Estate team at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. With her wealth of experience and dedication to her clients, Sarah is a true asset to any team.


Property; Infrastructure Projects; Acquisitions & Disposals; Commercial Property – Development; Property Leasing – Office, Retail and Industrial.

  • Finalist, Senior Associate Award – issued by Lawyers Weekly – January 2013
  • Allens Arthur Robinson Prize in Insolvency Law – issued by Queensland University of Technology – January 2006
  • International Women’s Insolvency and Reconstruction Federation Prize – issued by Queensland University of Technology – January 2006
  • Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Information Technology – Queensland University of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Queensland University of Technology
  • Admitted to practice in Queensland
  • Acting for BlackRock and Federation Asset Management in its joint venture involving the acquisition and development of childcare assets across Australia valued at $600 million in projected capital expenditure.
  • Acting for Real Asset Management Group on its acquisition and disposal of retail, office and medical assets across Australia.
  • Acting for Blackstone on various and complex capital transactions, including the disposal and acquisition by unit sale of various office and retail assets in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia; the acquisition of various Queensland industrial and logistics assets; and the acquisition of build-to-rent projects.
  • Acting for Queensland University of Technology in the management of its property portfolio across all university campuses and other property interests.
  • Negotiating retail, commercial and industrial leases nationally on behalf of landlords (including 151 Property and Blackstone, Mirvac, Stockland and Kelly Group) and tenants (including Coles, Australia Post, National Australia Bank and BP Australia), including negotiating major, mini-major and specialty retail leases.
  • Acting for Stockland on the acquisition of its 700 hectare masterplanned residential community in Queensland’s South Ripley known as ‘Providence’ for $193 million.
  • Acting for Queensland Motorways in the negotiation of its lease and other transaction documents for its head office in Brisbane.
  • Acting for Queensland Treasury Corporation on the disposal of the Brisbane City Council Bus Network Terminal in Eagle Farm for $102.5 million to Charter Hall.
  • Advising on the QCLNG infrastructure project including negotiations with private landowners, local authorities, petroleum companies and State government departments on conduct and compensation agreements, licences, permissions, easements and land access arrangements over freehold and State leasehold tenures.
  • Acting for BP on the disposal of its bitumen facilities across Australia to Puma Energy, including the disposal of substantial pipeline infrastructure.
  • Acting on behalf of a government owned corporation in the generator restructure involving the transfer of assets between the electricity government owned corporations.