Sarah advises on all family law issues. Her experience is primarily in high-value, multi-jurisdictional financial proceedings, often involving family businesses, corporate structures and offshore trusts.

Sarah also specialises in international jurisdiction disputes.


  • Acted for the husband in Mantegazza v Mantegazza [2017] EWHC 3811 (Fam) in respect of his successful application to stay the wife’s English divorce petition on the basis that Switzerland was the more appropriate forum.
  • Acted for the husband in Pierburg v Pierburg [2019] EWFC 24 in respect of his successful challenge to the jurisdiction of the English court to entertain the wife’s divorce petition on the basis that she was not domiciled, habitually resident or resident in England.


Sarah is ranked by Chambers High Net Worth and by Chambers UK as an ‘Associate to Watch’. Described as “absolutely terrific” with “strong judgement”, and as “quite formidable and no nonsense”. Sarah is also credited in particular for her expertise in cross-jurisdiction work.


Sarah studied Modern History at Worcester College, Oxford University. She joined Stewarts in September 2013, having completed a training contract at Manches.

Accreditations and Memberships

Sarah is a member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association).


Sarah is a regular contributor of articles to legal publications and the wider media, and has been featured in the Financial Times and City AM.