Sarah is an award-winning litigation specialist with over two decades of experience advising on a wide range of commercial disputes, both in New Zealand and in the UK. Prior to joining the bar this year, Sarah was a partner in Russell McVeagh’s litigation practice for 12 years where she served in the role of head of the national litigation group between 2014-2016 and more recently in 2019. Sarah specialises in litigation strategy, company and securities law and tax disputes, banking and financial regulatory investigations and litigation, company schemes of arrangement, complex contract and tort claims, insurance, product liability, intellectual property, competition and fair trading.
LLB (Hons) (Auck) 1995
Year admitted (NZ) 1996
Year admitted (Eng & Wales) 2002
Partner (Russell McVeagh, AKL): 2007-2019
Barrister Sole: 2020