Sarah specialises in corporate recovery and insolvency - both contentious and non-contentious. She is an experienced insolvency litigator, acting primarily for insolvency office-holders and creditors in corporate and personal insolvency cases, including complex debt recovery, claims for misfeasance/breach of fiduciary duty, antecedent transactions and transactions defrauding creditors, as well as actions to recover property into insolvent estates, and applications for injunctive relief such freezing and proprietary injunctions.
Sarah is also experienced in corporate and non-contentious insolvency work, in particular assisting insolvency office-holders’ investigations under sections 234 to 236 Insolvency Act 1986, bankruptcy and winding up petitions, administration applications and other procedural and ad hoc non-contentious court work, advising office-holders and creditors on procedural aspects of insolvency, and negotiating and drafting sale and purchase agreements.
- 2014 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Director
- 2009: Howes Percival LLP, Solicitor
- 2007: Howes Percival LLP, Trainee Solicitor
- 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
Director fails to provide convincing extenuating circumstances to avoid disqualification
Mr Zannetou was the sole appointed director of Ixoyc Anenis (2014) Limited (“the company”) from its incorporation in 2012 until its liquidation on 27 August 2015. The company commenced trading on 21 March 2014, when it acquired the…
The Cobblers – Football club directors disbelieved in breach of duty claim
Between September 2013 and July 2014 Northampton Borough Council (“NBC”) advanced three loans totalling £10.25m to Northampton Town Football Club Limited (“NTFC”) for the sole purposes of allowing NTFC to upgrade its stadium and redevelop…
Insolvency: Directors liable on creditors’ claims in tort for placing company into liquidation
Sue Austin considers the decision in Palmer Birch (a Partnership) v Michael Lloyd and Christopher Lloyd  EWHC 2316 (TCC), where a creditor successfully brought claims against the de jure and de facto directors of a liquidated…
Law firm reports increase in turnover and profit despite significant new investment
Howes Percival becomes first Cornerstone Employer for Norwich Careers Hub
Howes Percival has partnered with The Careers & Enterprise…
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