Sarah trained at Herbert Smith (now Herbert Smith Freehills) and joined Stevens & Bolton LLP as an associate in 2003. She became a senior associate in 2008 and a partner in 2013.
In addition to her litigation and international arbitration work she leads the firm’s US Practice Group responsible for managing relationships with firms, clients and contacts across the US.
Sarah is a member of the retail and franchising teams handling contentious issues for a range of clients operating in these sectors. Sarah works closely with clients (ranging from large corporates to owner managed businesses) to provide strategic expertise and commercially focused risk management advice aimed at resolving disputes quickly, effectively and commercially. Where a dispute cannot be resolved she handles a broad range of commercial and regulatory disputes for clients across the UK and internationally including major litigation, injunction applications and international arbitrations. She has particular experience in cross border litigation and arbitration and works regularly with lawyers and clients in other jurisdictions, either coordinating and leading the team or providing support.
Sarah is recommended by The Legal 500 2017 and is noted by clients as "client-focused and pragmatic".