Senior (10+ yrs call)
“Sarah is a delight to work with as she’s realistic and pragmatic in her advice but not afraid to take risks when necessary.”
Together with her colleagues Matthew Chapman and Jack Harding she co-wrote the most recent edition of Saggerson on Travel Law. She is a regular contributor to the Personal Injury Brief Update Law Journal, the International Travel Law Journal, and the Travel and Tourism Lawyers' Association Newsletter.
Additionally she is Chairman of the Travel and Tourism Lawyers’ Association.
Sarah's recent work includes Court of Appeal decisions involving consideration of guidelines in the assessment of damages in holiday claims, the extent of the doctrine of vicarious liability, and the date at which standards and regulations should be considered in personal injury claims. She has also represented both Claimants and Defendants in the High Court in high value claims arising out of excursions not booked as part of package holidays. She has considerable experience in representing Claimants in group actions arising out of outbreaks of both food poisoning and norovirus, having successfully pursued a number of such claims.
Sarah has embraced technology and has podcasts available via CPD cast.
Sarah has been named Travel Lawyer of the Year 2020/2021 by Best Lawyers UK.
Travel Law - leading juniors - Tier 1 - ‘ Very capable and sympathetic barrister who always carries a calm demeanour in some difficult situations. ’
Consumer - leading juniors - Tier 1 - ‘An expert in travel law claims.’’
Chambers & Partners 2020
Travel: International Personal Injury (Juniors) Band 1
Commended for her impressive advocacy skills, she handles sensitive fatal accident and catastrophic injury cases that often result in precedent-setting decisions and create new legislation. She is regularly instructed in cases involving foreign RTAs. She is a popular choice among leading solicitor firms on both the claimant and defendant sides.
"She's very pragmatic, always prepared and really gets into the details of a case." "She is really easy to work with and has a lovely style." "Very approachable and an expert in travel law."
- Personal Injuries Bar Association
- Travel and Tourism Lawyers’ Association (Chair)
- Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers
- International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates