Sarah specialises in dispute resolution and advises commercial, education and charity clients on a wide range of matters, including contractual disputes, professional negligence claims and reputation issues.
Sarah regularly acts for both claimants and defendants in complex commercial disputes. She has successfully negotiated value settlements for clients using mediation and other forms of ADR and has also litigated disputes through to trials in the County and High Courts.
Sarah also advises on reputation management and information law issues. She has acted for both claimants and defendants in defamation proceedings, advised on multi-party claims brought against organisations following data breaches and leaks and defended proceedings brought in the High Court for breach of privacy, misuse of private information and breach of the Data Protection Act.
She also provides urgent legal assistance for clients approached by print and television media for comments on reputationally sensitive issues and advises on problematic online and social media posts that target clients and / or their employees.
"Sarah Perry managed difficult opponents and a tight litigation timetable skilfully and calmly" - Legal 500
Sarah is a member of the firm's Higher Education team, providing specialist litigation and dispute resolution advice to universities and other higher education institutions.