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Sarah Jackson

Senior Solicitor

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?) 

Key dates: LLB (Hons) London School of Economics (1999), qualified September 2003

Career: Fox Williams, B P Collins, joined IBB 2010

Chambers in 2019 says:

"Senior associate Sarah Jackson assists with a host of commercial litigation related to contracts, business partnerships and shareholder agreements. According to sources, she is a 'tough, experienced, feisty and astute litigator who fights her client's corner'."

Chambers in 2018 says:

"Senior associate Sarah Jackson assists with different areas of commercial litigation, such as company, partnership and contractual disputes, as well as civil fraud and contentious insurance matters. 'She is very astute, and she really stands up for her clients,' comments one source, adding:'She is also very elegant in her submissions and hugely persuasive in her ability to get across her client's points'."

Chambers in 2017 says:

"Senior associate Sarah Jackson deals with chancery litigation. Sources describe her as a 'very effective litigator, somebody who listens and understands clients' requirements, provides pragmatic advice and gets the job done."

Legal 500 in 2018 says:

"The practice is particularly active in the automotive, manufacturing and leisure sectors, with the merger adding expertise in the park homes sector.  Recent work includes acting for Optimise Water in High Court proceedings against Apogee Corporation concerning alleged overcharging for a managed print services contract, and defending a client in an ongoing Commercial Court claim, which is valued at $165m and involves Russia, Italy, Switzerland and Israel. Other key figures include Paul Kite, who has more than 20 years' experience handling a range of disputes related to commercial contracts, product liability, franchising, shareholder issues, and commercial fraud, and senior associate Sarah Jackson, who regularly handles company and partnership disputes and chancery litigation".

Legal 500 in 2017 says:

[Paul Kite] is recommended alongside senior associate Sarah Jackson, who handles company and partnership disputes, commercial fraud and debt recovery matters.

Legal 500 2016 says:

"Sarah Jackson is ‘an excellent negotiator who has a level-headed but powerful approach to litigation"

Legal 500 2015 says:

"Sarah Jackson is ‘a gem of a lawyer’"


Team Commercial Dispute Resolution Based Capital Court - Uxbridge