Partner recommended in leading directories who deals with a wide variety of complex commercial disputes. Particular expertise in international civil fraud cases and company investigations, and extensive experience of emergency procedures. Acts for claimants and defendants and as a supervising solicitor. Sarah has acted in many major international cases involving asset tracing and recovery, including conducting and coordinating tracing litigation worldwide. Recent cases include: acting for the defendant in multijurisdictional fraud claim, including obtaining interim orders in the BVI; acting for offshore trustees in a claim against a leading international bank; acting for clients in a claim under Saudi law in the DIFC Courts; acting for Coca Cola Enterprises in proceedings against a former employee; acting for a financial institution in Commercial Court proceedings against a former employee in respect of allegations of substantial misappropriation; advising an offshore client in relation to an ICC Arbitration in Geneva; acting for various pics in internal investigations; acting for the former deputy chairman of JSC BTA Bank's management board regarding claims totaling billions of dollars; acting for Russian individuals in arbitration proceedings in London involving contractual disputes; acting for a former director in claims brought by liquidators; acting in litigation against various financial institutions relating to futures trading; defending various applications to disqualify directors; advising in a complex private trust case. In 2015, Sarah was appointed Visiting Professor of the University of Law.
Trained at Freshfields; Qualified 1990; Assistant Solicitor Freshfields 1990-93. Associate Peters & Peters 1994-97; Partner 1997.
Co-author of 'Getting The Deal Through Asset Recovery' 2014-17 editions.