Sarah has extensive litigation experience working on a range of ground-breaking national and international group actions. Her international experience includes large scale claims on behalf of foreign nationals against BP, Trafigura and the MoD. Her national experience includes acting against ‘Big Pharma’ on behalf of groups of individuals injured by medical products. Her clients have included individuals injured by in utero exposure to Thalidomide through to more recent metal-on-metal hip litigation against Depuy International Limited. Sarah is currently acting on behalf of children and families affected by Foetal Valproate Syndrome (FVS) which has been linked with in utero exposure to the drug Epilim. She is also working on novel claims, brought under the Consumer Rights Act 2015, by students at UK Universities adversely impacted by the UCU Strike Action (Feb/March 2018). The FVS and University Strike Action claims are ongoing.
Cambridge University (MA Cantab History, King's College); LLM International Law (Distinction); trained and qualified at Magic Circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London and Paris offices)
Frequent contributor to the New Law Journal.