Sarah Garvey

Having qualified as a barrister Sarah joined the Litigation department at Allen & Overy LLP. Sarah has worked on a wide range of commercial matters, including banking disputes, complex cross border fraud actions, disputes arising out of the sale and purchase of companies, oil and gas disputes and shareholder disputes. Sarah has higher rights of audience. Sarah has particular interest in conflict of laws and regularly advises clients on jurisdiction, governing law, immunity and arbitration issues. Sarah heads up the Litigation PSL team at Allen & Overy and in this role is responsible for training and know how within the Litigation Department. Sarah is Secretary to Allen & Overy's Global Legal Opinions Committee. Sarah is a member of the Law Society's EU Committee and a member of the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Private International Law, chaired by Lord Mance. Sarah is a Board Member of the London Women's Forum.

Practice areas


  • MA (Hons) History, CPE (Law Conversion Course)


  • Queens' College, University of Cambridge, City University London

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