Sarah is in IBB’s Commercial Dispute Resolution team. Sarah is an experienced commercial litigator, who specialises in chancery litigation, predominantly involving the Companies Act and high-value professional negligence actions involving solicitors, accountants and financial advisors. She also undertakes high-value commercial litigation, partnership disputes, and contractual claims.
When necessary, Sarah is adept at obtaining emergency injunctions but is a strong supporter of mediation and is a skilled mediation advocate with an excellent settlement rate. Reported cases include:
- Oxford Legal Group Ltd v SibbasbridgeServices Plc (a claim pursued under s222 of the Companies Act 1985)
- Battlebridge Group Limited v Hoyer Millar (whether a without prejudice offer is capable of acceptance).
- National House Building Council v Relicpride Limited (how promptly should an application be made to set aside default judgment?)