Overview

Sarah specialises in complex financial settlements on divorce and pre and post marital agreements. She handles cases with significant and/or complex assets, income, corporate or trust issues and international elements. She has experience of complex High Court litigation, but always seeks to resolve cases without litigation where possible.

Sarah is known for her expertise in pensions on divorce, sitting on Resolution’s Financial Remedies, Tax and Pension Committee. She is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, co-chairing the IAFL Pensions Committee.

She was part of the Family Justice Council's Working Party on Needs, which produced the “Guidance on Financial Needs on Divorce” for the judiciary and is a member of the Pensions Advisory Group, which produced a report on pensions on divorce. She has also contributed divorce-related articles in the Financial Times.

Experience
  • Advising on financial settlements on divorce including corporate structures, trusts, international issues and offshore assets, tax and pensions.
  • Advising on marital agreements (pre/post-nups) including multi-jurisdictional agreements.
  • Advising on arrangements for children including relocation (within the UK and internationally).
  • Advising on financial and children related issues following breakdown of unmarried relationships.

What others say...

A 'brilliant solicitor' and a 'very commercially focused lawyer'. She has standout experience in wealth protection strategies as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Chambers UK 2019