Sarah Western > Greene & Greene > Bury St Edmunds, England > Lawyer Profile

Greene & Greene
80 GUILDHALL STREET
BURY ST EDMUNDS
IP33 1QB
England

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Sarah specialises in contentious and non-contentious construction matters
Sarah is a solicitor in our disputes team.

She qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and joined Greene & Greene in 2018, having previously worked at an international law firm.

Acting for developers, main contractors and sub-contractors, she has extensive experience of adjudications, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She also advises on non-contentious construction matters, and regularly negotiates and drafts contracts and associated construction documents for her clients.

Sarah has previously completed a secondment at RG Carter, a national construction company. Having this practical experience of a client’s commercial concerns enables her to give practical advice to her clients.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in East Anglia

(Next Generation Partners)

Sarah WesternGreene & Greene

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds is ‘unsurpassed in East Anglia, offering a service akin to a City practice in Suffolk’. Rob Adam and Michael Batty are the lead partners. Batty, who is ‘very experienced and extremely acute‘, acted for the former marketing director of insulation manufacturer Celotex in matters arising from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Adam ‘should be working at a Magic Circle firm and his clients are lucky to have him in East Anglia at those rates‘. He frequently handles High Court claims and multimillion-pound partnership disputes. Sarah Western focuses predominantly on construction litigation, but also handles a broad palette of commercial disputes.

East Anglia > Real estate > Construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Sarah WesternGreene & Greene

The construction practice at Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds is ‘easily accessible and responses are always very prompt‘, and clients praise the firm’s ‘clear and concise advice‘. It frequently acts for funders, developers, contractors and sub-contractors on large-scale projects and high-value construction disputes. Sarah Western leads the construction practice and ‘goes above and beyond to ensure total client satisfaction‘. Litigation partners Rob Adam and Michael Batty and residential and commercial development specialist Hugo Greer-Walker (who is ‘‘very efficient, friendly and highly knowledgeable‘ also play key roles in the practice. Associate Anna Britland is also recommended for public procurement and state aid matters.