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

Greene & Greene
IP33 1QB

Work Department

Dispute Resolution




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 > Real estate > Property litigation

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds is known for its ‘honest, straightforward’ team, which is praised by clients for its ‘strong depth of knowledge and wide-ranging skill set’. Practice heads Rob Adam and Michael Batty are adept at handling restrictive covenant enforcement, and damages claims. The ‘logical, methodical, calm and experienced‘ Sarah Western frequently handles high-value property and construction disputes, including injunctive relief and damages claims exceeding £1m.

East Anglia > Real estate > Construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Sarah WesternGreene & Greene

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds is ‘very professional’ when advising a broad range of clients, including funders, developers, contractors, sub-contractors and other stakeholders. Specialist construction partner Sarah Western is known for her ‘considerable legal expertise and commitment, and her focused and skilled approach’. Western works closely with litigators Rob Adam and Michael Batty, and residential and commercial development specialist Hugo Greer-Walker. Associate Anna Britland handles public procurement and state aid matters.

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

(Next Generation Partners)

Sarah WesternGreene & Greene

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds is regarded as ‘providing a London service’ to its clients, who reportedly appreciate the ‘excellent strategic thinking and foresight’ of Michael Batty and Rob Adam, as well as their ability to ‘work together with counsel to achieve the best result’. The ‘efficient, knowledgeable and user-friendly’ Sarah Western focuses predominantly on construction litigation, but is also highly regarded for her general commercial disputes work. Adam and Western recently brought a breach of fiduciary duty claim against two outgoing directors of Henry Williams Limited on behalf of a client, arising from their actions allegedly wrongfully assisting a competing company.