Sarah is a corporate partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Sarah has a broad range of private equity, M&A and company law experience, in particular representing sponsors in relation to domestic and cross-border leveraged acquisitions and disposals.

Sarah is responsible for corporate know-how and training in Kirkland's London office.


Thought Leadership


Major U.K. Insolvency and Corporate Governance Reform Announced: What Private Equity Investors Need to Know (Kirkland & Ellis LLP PEN, 2018, co-authored with Kate Stephenson).

New UK Regulations in Force on 6 April: Behavioural Change Tool or Compliance Burden? (Kirkland & Ellis International LLP Alert, 2017).

On Your MARks: New EU Market Abuse Regime Now in Force (Kirkland & Ellis International LLP Alert, 2016, co-authored with Lisa Cawley, Christopher Field, and Matthew Merkle).

New UK Law Will Require Public Disclosure of Individuals Anywhere in the World Who Control UK Companies (Kirkland & Ellis International LLP Alert, 2016, co-authored with Christopher Field).

UK's New Corporate Disclosure Law And Impact On PE Firms (Law360, 2016, co-authored with Christopher Field).

Private Equity Newsletter - February 22, 2016 (Kirkland & Ellis LLP PEN, 2016, co-authored with Christopher Field).


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1997, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • Nottingham Law SchoolDiploma in Legal PracticeDistinction1995
  • University of NottinghamLL.B.First Class Honours1994