the natural choice in law
"Sarah Rees of Blake Lapthorn
undertakes a broad range of general commercial disputes and
impresses with her "friendly and down-to-earth demeanour" and her
"efficient and practical manner."" (Chambers UK, A
Client’s Guide to the Legal Profession 2010)
Sarah undertakes work on a broad range of
general commercial disputes, both UK and multi-jurisdictional, with
particular expertise in pre-trial applications for urgent
has extensive experience within the gambling
sector, working for a variety of clients including UK and offshore
bookmakers, operators of online sports content and gaming, and
Part of her practice involves acting
for clients in relation to competition law issues, including
follow-on damages claims and enforcement of private rights under
the EC and national competition rules. Sarah has recently worked on an OFT
investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices.
Sarah has had a number of cases
reported in the High Court. She also accepts instructions from
firms overseas to conduct appeals before the Judicial Committee of
Her Majesty's Privy Council.
Sarah was a keynote speaker at the
'The English Law Week in Moscow', presenting on civil fraud
claims in UK proceedings.
Sarah has a Diploma in UK Copyright and
International Related Rights from Kings College London.