- Assisting in defending in the High Court Chancery Division an individual facing two claims of fraudulent misrepresentation.
- Assisting in the advising and defending of individuals facing investigations and prosecutions brought by the Serious Fraud Office and the Financial Conduct Authority.
- Advising and representing clients in a group claim for unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and discrimination in the Employment Tribunal.
- Advising and representing senior executives in relation to cases of constructive dismissal, redundancy, contractual disputes and issues relating to restrictive covenants.
- Advising clients in relation to the new Senior Mangers Regime and Certification Regime, drafting handover certificates compliant with the FCA and PRA guidelines.
- Assisting in High Court bankruptcy proceedings in an appeal from the Registrar to a Chancery Judge following the grant of leave to appeal.
- Assisting in preparation of a Judicial Review application to review a decision made by the Central Criminal Court in relation to section 59 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001.
- Assisting in preparing an application to the Supreme Court for permission and leave to appeal a decision made by the Divisional Court that the Crown Court has jurisdiction to grant relief under section 59 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001, in relation to unlawfully obtained search warrants.
- Assisting in relation to a multimillion-pound computer contract dispute.
- Assisting in the defence of individuals facing high value confiscation proceedings, restraint orders under the Proceeds of Crime Act and applications for a Certificate of Inadequacy in the Administrative Court.
- "Companies are set to face harsher penalties where customer information is exposed in data breaches in a bid to give consumers the confidence that their data is protected and that those who misuse it will be held to account."
- "“Unscrupulous employers no longer have the upper hand” - The Supreme Court allows UNISON’s appeal that fees imposed in respect of proceedings in Employment Tribunals are unlawful "
- "78 year old businessman, was sentenced to 21 months in prison in his absence in a decision handed down on 7 October 2016 for contempt of court after failing to attend a High Court hearing with litigation funder Therium Capital Management."
- "The case of Bărbulescu v Romania created a lot of media hype with headlines such as “Big Brother or Big Boss?” and “Bosses free to spy on emails” . So does this case really mean that employers now have free reign to access their employees' private messages? In short, no."
- "The Data Protection Act 1998 came into force on 1st March 2000. Sarah Maile examines the case of Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing to assess whether, 15 years on, there is still a legitimate interest in an employee having access to their personal data or has the system opened itself up to abuse? "
- "The Christmas party is a great way to give employees the chance to socialise and celebrate their hard work and accomplishments. There is however, always a risk that the conduct of employees may result in unpleasant disputes and tribunal claims, particularly when excessive drinking is involved....."
- "It is clear that this latest drive to update Anti-Money Laundering Rules and Regulations will result in firms facing additional costs and ever more administrative and regulatory burdens. The outcome of which will be interesting considering the Government’s current crusade to reduce EU red tape..."
- "The growing threat of cyber attacks has prompted regulators to demand more information from large financial groups on their IT security practices and breaches. However, it is clear that there is a reluctance to talk publicly about their efforts to combat cyber crime and/or any flaws in their systems..."
Areas of Expertise
Admitted as a solicitor in June 2016 following the completion of her training contract with Bivonas Law.
Sarah works closely with the partners, assisting them in a wide variety of complex litigation matters in the Administrative Court, Bankruptcy Court and Chancery Division of the High Court and the County Court as well as dealing with a number of Employment matters in the Employment Tribunal.
Sarah is a member of the Law Society.