Sarah Armstrong > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
M2 4LQ

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Employment Law





Sarah specialises in Commercial Dispute Resolution and Employment Law.  She is admitted to practice as a Solicitor in England and Wales and New South Wales, Australia.

Sarah has extensive commercial dispute resolution experience, including in relation to commercial contract disputes, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes and professional negligence claims.

Sarah has particular expertise in the nursery sector, dealing with issues arising out of acquisitions such as claims for breach of warranty and disputes regarding completion accounts.

She also advises recruitment businesses, dealing with fee disputes and the enforcement of restrictive covenants. She has an in-depth understanding of the regulatory framework in the recruitment sector, including the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations.

In addition, Sarah provides practical and commercial advice and support to her employer clients in relation the full range of employment law issues, including contracts of employment, directors’ service agreements, policies and procedures, disciplinaries and grievances, restructuring and redundancies, business acquisitions, TUPE and executive terminations.  She also acts in contentious matters such as claims in the employment tribunals and in the courts.


Previous Law Firms

  • HRC Law, Manchester
  • Allens, Sydney
  • Herbert Smith, London


  • Employment Lawyers Association


  • University of Cambridge (MA, Law, First Class)
  • The College of Law, Chester
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales in 1999
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in New South Wales, Australia in 2005


Lawyer Rankings

North West > Employment > Employment

gunnercooke LLP is noted for its work on whistleblowing and discrimination cases, data protection and GDPR advice, and its experience in Employment Tribunal claims. Paul Ryman often acts for executives and senior employees and frequently provides corporate support on commercial transactions. Rachel Spink is a key contact regarding Employment Tribunal cases, while Sarah Armstrong often works on restrictive covenant disputes. Jo Tindall and Angela Brumpton are both well regarded.