After decades of experience across leading Birmingham City law practices, Sarah joins VWV from Higgs and Sons, having headed the commercial team and worked closely with its entrepreneurial owner managed business clients and IP centric enterprises including university spinouts and start-up companies.
She has a vast amount of experience supporting clients across all of their commercial and IP needs and trading activities. Sarah combines an understanding of her technical legal discipline with a practical approach, built up over the years in advising across a number of client sectors such as professional and financial services and manufacturing and engineering.
Sarah's immersion into all facets of her clients' business is exemplified by her work in the last 11 years for the Professional Golfers Association, working together with their senior leadership team and other professional advisors to help them deliver their IP and corporate strategies.
Independent legal directory Chambers & Partners commented on Sarah that she “impresses clients with her mastery of IP issues".
Sarah commented on her appointment:
"I am delighted to be joining VWV, a law firm with strong core values that resonate with mine. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a fantastic team of specialists."
Managing Partner, Simon Heald also commented:
"Sarah's wealth of experience will be invaluable to our clients, and her enthusiasm for working with clients as the heart of their business aligns with one of our own core values - ensuring clients are at the centre of the firm. I'm sure Sarah will be instrumental in our efforts to grow business in the Midlands and nationally.
In her spare time she can be found regularly on the tennis court and also enjoys yoga and Pilates.