Sarah has worked in Civil Litigation since she qualified in 2007 and originally represented tenants, consumers and owner occupiers, defending them in consumer credit cases, charging order applications and possession proceedings.
In 2009 she transferred to housing litigation to concentrate on representing tenants in relation to injunction and possession proceedings, homelessness, allocation of housing and unlawful eviction
Sarah obtained her Higher Rights of Audience qualification allowing her to represent clients in the high court in October 2011 and in 2012 she changed sides. Sarah now mainly represents social landlords, assisting them to bring possession and injunction proceedings against their tenants in relation to anti-social behaviour and rent arrears. She also assists them to defend actions brought against them in relation to issues such as disrepair and / or unlawful eviction and provides advice in relation to all manner of housing related issues such as tenancy terms, licences, tort notices and housing ombudsman investigations. Sarah also undertakes training for the department and externally, for our housing association clients on all manner of housing related topics.