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Aimee Sanderson

Aimee Sanderson Senior Associate
Senior Associate

WHS, Regulatory and Prosecutions



Aimee Sanderson

Senior Associate

Work Health and Safety, Regulatory and Prosecutions


After a successful career as a prosecutor, spanning nearly two decades, Aimee joined MacDonnells Law in 2022. Aimee was most recently an Assistant Work Health and Safety Prosecutor, leading a team of prosecutors in high profile work health and safety and resources safety prosecutions at the Office of the Work Health and Safety Prosecutor (OWHSP). Prior to commencing with the OWHSP, Aimee was a Principal Federal Prosecutor with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP), where she regularly appeared in the District and Supreme Courts.


Aimee is highly respected for her attention to detail, pragmatism, and ability to solve complex problems in large and complex litigation.


  • Advising corporate and business clients on WHS and other regulatory compliance

  • Representing businesses in WHS incident response

  • Defending organisations, directors and officers charged with WHS and other regulatory offences

  • Providing regulatory prosecutions services to Government

  • Providing advice to all levels of Government on compliance and enforcement policy, procedure and legislation

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science, 2005

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), 2005

  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2006

  • Admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 2006

  • Member, Golden Key International Honour Society

  • Member, Women Lawyers Association of Queensland Inc

  • Member, Queensland Law Society