Kerry Sarten



Kerry has had a broad-based professional career in financial services, general management and law. She applies her deep commercial experience and analytical skills to her client advice in all areas of corporate law and major projects

Kerry commenced at Groom Kennedy in 2011 and retired as a director in 2023. She continues to advise our clients as a highly-valued consultant to the firm.

Kerry provides advice to local and interstate clients across a diverse range of complex corporate and commercial matters including negotiating and drafting contracts, corporate governance, organisational structure issues and private client matters.

Kerry Sarten


Master of Business Administration - University of Tasmania

Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) - University of Tasmania

Master of Taxation (MTax) - University of Sydney


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  • Represented a leading Tasmanian entrepreneur in the restructuring and disposal of a significant retail franchise business
  • Represented a Victorian property syndicate in the management of a complex property development opportunity in Melbourne’s northern suburbs
  • Represented a long-established Tasmanian agribusiness in its merger with a private equity backed industry competitor
  • Represented a leading national healthcare group in its contractual negotiations with the Tasmanian Government regarding a new major healthcare facility
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