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Sarah Maile

Sarah Maile
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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.

Recent Work

  • 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.

Professional Associations

Sarah is a member of the Law Society.