Is a highly skilled litigator with over 15 years’ international experience. She has represented clients from all backgrounds in more than 50 mediations in New Zealand. Sarah acts for: insurers, corporates, individuals and trustees. She has recovered over $21 million for 100+ homeowners in building defect cases, including leaky buildings.
Sarah has a First Class honours degree (MA) in law from Cambridge University and was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 1998, winning a prestigious scholarship from Gray’s Inn. Sarah has appeared at every tier of the UK judicial system up to the Court of Appeal, specialist tribunals and the Coroner’s Court. She was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2011. Sarah is an experienced trial advocate and an astute and determined negotiator.