Sarah specialises in professional indemnity work primarily in relation to valuers, solicitors, barristers, financial advisors, estate agents and accountants.

She has extensive experience in dealing with surveyors' negligence claims, in particular, claims brought by lenders against valuers. In addition, Sarah deals with all aspects of overvaluation and undervaluation claims and has detailed knowledge of claims involving subsidence, damp and defects to properties.

Sarah also provides delegated claims handling services for large London Market and international packaged professional indemnity schemes and provides delegated claims handling services directly to leading London Market Insurers for financial lines claims. 

Sarah's solicitors' negligence work has encompassed cases dealing with alleged negligence in matrimonial cases, corporate transactions and contentious probate issues. 

Sarah also has experience of private health insurance work and has dealt with D&O claims, broker's negligence claims and, more recently, claims brought against financial advisers.

Experience
  • claims against surveyors in respect of lender claims arising out of recession and failure of housing market including assessing quantum of loss and arguments on contributory negligence and failure to mitigate, claims relating to failure to spot defects and other overvaluation issues
  • claims against solicitors arising out of ancillary relief proceedings, trust and probate actions, corporate transactions and conveyancing
  • IFA claims for negligent investment advice, and
  • claims against estate agents arising from particulars of sale and duties whilst key holder.