Sarah works in the field of insolvency, with a focus on asset recovery. Her work builds on her previous experience in corporate matters, director disqualification cases, and enforcement and recovery work. In addition, Sarah has considerable trial experience in the Tax Tribunal, in particular relating to Missing Trader Intra-Community Fraud (“MTIC”), having worked on a number of reported cases.
Sarah acts for insolvency practitioners and creditors on contentious and non-contentious matters, primarily focussing on the recovery assets into insolvent estates. Sarah joined Howes Percival in 2005, Following a career in international sales and marketing.
- 2014 Associate, Howes Percival
- 2009 Solicitor, Howes Percival
- 2007 Trainee Solicitor, Howes Percival
- 2007 Nottingham Trent University, Legal Practice Course
- 2005 Howes Percival – enforcement & recovery in relation to costs orders & assisting on director disqualification cases
- 2005 University of East Anglia, Diploma Law
- 1987 Birmingham University, BA (Hons) English
Corporate Governance Reforms: The Government’s Response
On 26 August 2018, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) published a response to two separate consultations that both looked at issues of corporate governance and the UK corporate framework, and in particular…
Insolvency: Security for Costs Refused Because It Would Stifle an Insolvent Company’s Claim
The court will be cautious about refusing security for costs on the grounds that it would stifle a serious or genuine claim. Sarah Lee considers why the court was willing to do so in the recent decision to do in Absolute Living Developments…
Registration of Overseas Entities: An Update for Directors
On 23 July 2018, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) published a draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill which would require overseas entities wishing to own land in the UK to take steps to identify…
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