Sarah Buerger

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Sarah Buerger
Sarah BuergerAssociate

An Overview

Sarah Buerger (nee Bold) is a tech lawyer who enjoys solving her clients’ problems by giving insightful and practical legal advice. She specialises in data protection, company and intellectual property. Her Masters in IP investigated whether open source biotechnology was a possible alternative for developing countries.

University of Cape Town – Master of Laws (focusing on IP and ICT Law)
University of Cape Town – Bachelor of Laws
University of Cape Town – Bachelor Social Science
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Member of the Cape Law Society
Sarah is interested in all new tech and gadgets, open source and its broader application to developing countries.
She has a personal interest in drone and robot law and enjoys debating the intricacies of the grey areas.
Sarah joined Michalsons in 2012.
She is currently providing many practical legal services, including:

  • Helping clients restructure their businesses;
  • Drafting Subscription Agreements and other related documents for Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Drafting Memorandums of Incorporation and Shareholders Agreements;
  • Drafting and advising clients on their intellectual property rights;
  • Advising on the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI);
  • Helping marketers and brand managers manage promotional competitions legally;
  • Drafting simple, plain language agreements and converting documents to plain language;
  • Drafting and negotiating IT contracts;
  • Writing opinions on various subjects advising clients on the risks and advising the best way forward.