Sarah Jameson

Year of Call:
2016
Practice Areas:
  • Housing
  • Chancery
  • Civil
    • Profile

      Sarah was called to the Bar in 2016 prior to which she completed her undergraduate law degree at Cambridge and the BPTC in Manchester.

      Sarah is a member of the Chancery and Housing Departments. She has a diverse practice in both of these fields and acts for both private and public clients.

      Sarah appears regularly in the County Court. She has also appeared in the High Court and First Tier Tribunal.

      Sarah has particular experience in the following areas:

      Insolvency

      • Applications to set aside statutory demands;
      • Contested and uncontested winding up petitions;
      • Bankruptcy Petitions and Orders;
      • Business rates disputes and Liability Orders;

       

      Commercial

      • General contractual disputes;
      • Contractual holiday claims for loss of enjoyment;
      • Defendant flight delay claims.

       

      Private Client

      • General property disputes involving real and personal property.

       

      Property

      • Commercial leases;
      • Applications for relief from forfeiture;
      • Adverse possession;
      • Options to purchase and rights of pre-emption;
      • Orders for Sale pursuant to TOLATA 1996;
      • Disrepair;
      • Possession proceedings.

       

      Housing

      • RSL possession proceedings;
      • Tenant possession proceedings;
      • Anti-social behaviour;
      • Disrepair;
      • Failure to protect deposits.


    • Notable Cases

      Commercial and Chancery:

      Freeman v Worton; Wroe v Freeman 2017

      Sarah acted for the successful applicants in a two-day trial in the First Tier Tribunal: Property Chamber, in their applications for registration of adverse possession


      Housing

      Regenda Housing Group v Susan Moore 2017

      Sarah acted for the successful Defendant in her application to have a warrant of possession set aside. The Court held that the execution of the warrant of possession was oppressive owing to, amongst other factors, the relationship between the parties.


    • Qualifications

      BAHons in Law, First, University of Cambridge, Downing College

      BPTC, Outstanding, BPP


      Awards

      Senior Harris Scholar of Downing College

      Squire Scholarship– University of Cambridge Faculty of Law

      Inner Temple Exhibition Award: receiving one of the largest awards available for the BPTC      

      Wilsey and Lerch Book Prize for Law