“A rare thoroughness, tenacity in the field and real skill”
"Incisive. Great verve and determination in all she does"
Sarah has a strong background in complex employment and private children family law. A highly regarded, respected advocate, skilled in understanding client needs and giving practical advice; Sarah’s expertise has led to the demand that now shapes her practice.
Civil – TOLATA Land and Property
Sarah specialises in family and commercial land and related legal disputes, TOLATA (Co-habitation and Commercial) Landlord and Tenant disputes, rights of way, boundaries, restrictive covenants, contentious probate and IHA 1975 cases, that often overlap with Trusts of Land issues.
Sarah has experience of the full range of Employment Tribunal claims, especially redundancy and equality / discrimination, as well as civil claims such as
• Directors’ and senior managers’ duties (fiduciary and otherwise)
• Restrictive covenants
• Team moves
• Setting up in competition
• Springboard and other injunctions
• Termination of directors and director-shareholders employment
BA Honours European Politics & French, University of Durham
Post Graduate Dip. Law, University of Northumbria
Bar Vocational Course, University of Northumbria
Elected Representative Member of the General Council of the Bar of England & Wales