Sarah Finch > Hamlins LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Hamlins LLP
1 Kingsway

Work Department

Real Estate Disputes.


Sarah is a Partner in the Real Estate Disputes team.

She has a broad practice but with a particular focus on leasehold enfranchisement, rights of first refusal and disputes involving high value residential property.

Her role is to provide advice, run lease extension and collective enfranchisement claims and conduct larger pieces of litigation in the courts and tribunals.  Her clients include ground rent investor landlords, overseas investors and high net worth individuals.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property litigation

The team at Hamlins LLP is well equipped to advise a range of clients, including property managers, investors, residential leaseholders, developers and commercial landlords and tenants. Practice head Kate Andrews has ample experience handling breaches of leasehold covenants, including applications for consent to assign and development disputes – she has ‘boundless energy and complete commitment to her client’s interests’, and works alongside the ‘razor sharp’ Sarah Finch.

London > Real estate > Construction: contentious

The contentious team at Hamlins LLP offer expertise in a range of construction and engineering disputes, including those relating to financing, delay claims, and negligent design. The practice acts for a range of clients, in particular for employers, contractors and developers. Amanda Burge leads the team, with significant experience in commercial disputes, including for professional negligence, insurance, and financial and property matters. Sarah Finch is notable for her adjudication experience, whilst Lola Dawson has experience with IT project disputes.

London > Insurance > Professional negligence

Hamlins LLP‘s professional negligence team has experience acting both for and against professionals in sectors including legal, financial and construction. Dispute resolution head Amanda Burge is the key name – she is able to draw on her experience of working at defendant insurer firms and is regarded as ‘the consummate professional lawyer – highly focused, commercially aware and personally committed’. Sarah Finch focuses on property matters, advising on real estate professional negligence claims.