Prior to joining Russell McVeagh, Sarah worked for six years as a Senior Consultant in the European Union, Competition and Trade law practice at DLA Piper in London and Washington DC. Before entering private practice, she was an international trade negotiator for the New Zealand Government, a consultant at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris, and a senior official at two industry associations in London.
Sarah’s articles on public law and regulation have been published by: Agra Europe, Aljazeera.net, The Daily Star (Lebanon), The Financial Times, FTSE Global Markets, The Grocer, Lexology, OECD, The National (United Arab Emirates), The Telegraph, Thomson Reuters, World Export Controls Review and World Finance.
Sarah is a Board Member of the British New Zealand Business Association and the New Zealand International Business Forum. She is an active Member of the American Chamber of Commerce New Zealand and the Food and Grocery Council.
Sarah has been listed as a Leading Lawyer in Trade Law by Best Lawyers® 2020.