Partner in the Aviation and Travel Department, Stewarts Law LLP
Sarah is one of the Partners in the Aviation and Travel Department at Stewarts Law.
With over 15 years of experience in acting for claimants in complex personal injury and fatal accident claims, Sarah has a growing reputation in domestic and international claims arising from aircraft accidents. Speaking French and with a wide breadth of experience in pursuing individual and group actions to Trial or settlement, Sarah has acted for numerous families of victims involved in major air disasters, fatal helicopter and light aircraft accidents in the UK, Europe and worldwide. A significant number of her cases involve supporting families through the official accident investigation and Coroners Inquest.
Sarah works with determination in a team which strives to give families a chance for their voices to be heard and for improvements to be made to air safety.
She is commended by the Legal 500 for her "attention to detail and great commitment to the clients".
Chambers 2013 comments that Sarah has been described by clients as "dynamic and knowledgeable," as well as "caring and compassionate." She has significant experience in dealing with accidents in the UK, France and South Africa.
The Royal Aeronautical Society (Member);
The Law Society Personal Injury Panel;
Association of Personal Injury lawyers (Senior Litigator);
The College of Personal Injury Lawyers (CEPIL);
Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL);
International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA).
Qualified 1997 and joined Stewarts in 2002 after 5 years of experience in personal injury with a firm specialising in PI in North London. Promoted to Partner in 2008. Keen interest in international and group actions;
Sarah has been (and is currently) involved in a significant number of aviation cases. Recent examples include:
Major Airline cases
Manx2, Metroliner, 2011
Afriqiyah Airways Flight 8U771, Airbus A330-200, 2010
Ethiopian Airlines ET409, Boeing 737-800, 2010
Air France Flight 447, Airbus A330-200, 2009
Spanair Flight JK 5022, MD-82, 2008
One-Two-Go Flight OG269, Boeing-McDonnell Douglas MD-82, 2007
Kenya Airways Flight, KQ-507, Boeing 737-800, 2007
Helicopter and light aircraft cases
Tiger Moth, Dorset, UK, de Havilland DH 82A, 2011
Agusta 109, Northern Ireland, Agusta A109A, 2010
Mooney, Isle of Wight, UK, M20J, 2010
Irish Helicopters, Ireland, Aerospatiale AS350B1, 2007
Sarah lives in London, is married to David (French) and has 4 children (including 2 ½ yr old twins). She cycles to and from work, runs (Flora London Marathon 2002) and enjoys taking part in triathlons (Hever Castle 2009, Crystal Palace 2012, London Triathlon 2012, Hever Castle 2012).
20 November 2012
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28 August 2007
Stewarts Law and O'Reilly and Danko LLP today announce the delivery of a successful settlement for Adam Air Disaster families and victims at Lloyds of London.
18 April 2007
The continued risk to tourists of fire shows in Turkey was today brought to the attention of the House of Commons in Prime Minister's Question Time by the Ilford North Member of Parliament Lee Scott. He asked Mr Blair to join him in supporting the Galvani-Skeete family in their fight for justice following the tragic death of their daughter, Eden.