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Chambers of Paul Reed QC and PJ Kirby QC

Living Wage
HARDWICKE BUILDING, NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3SB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2523
Fax:
Fax 020 7691 1234
DX:
393 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.hardwicke.co.uk

Sarah McCann

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7242 2523
Email:
Web:
www.hardwicke.co.uk/barrister/sarah-mccann/
Hardwicke (Chambers of Paul Reed QC and PJ Kirby QC)

Position

Sarah is a specialist Commercial and Insurance practitioner with particular expertise in Construction and Engineering, Property Damage and Professional Negligence and Indemnity work both in the construction and non-construction field. Sarah also carries out a significant amount of insolvency work in those areas and has specific expertise in the insolvency of insurers and the cross-border effects of such insolvency.

Sarah has a wealth of experience in high value, technically and legally complex cases in all forums: litigation, arbitration (both domestic and international), adjudication and mediation.  Sarah is also an active TECBAR accredited adjudicator and a CEDR accredited mediator.

Sarah is recommended as a leading junior for her construction work in Legal 500 and Chambers UK as well as for professional negligence in Chambers UK. A “clear orator, who is extremely knowledgeable and approachable”, she is noted for her “tenacious” advocacy and negotiating skills (Chambers UK) and her “analytical”, “pragmatic and commercial” approach (Legal 500).

Languages

Basic French and German.

Member

  • TECBAR
  • Society of Construction Lawyers
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • British Insurance Law Association
  • COMBAR
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association (committee member)
  • ArbitralWomen

 

Education

  • LLB (Law & German) – First Class
  • MCIArb
  • TECBAR Accredited Adjudicator
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator
  • ADR ODR Accredited Mediator

 


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Sarah McCann - Hardwicke ‘Dynamic advocacy and an all-hands-on-deck approach.’

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Construction

Within: Construction – Leading juniors

Sarah McCann - Hardwicke ‘Impressive in fire-related property damage cases; she regularly appears in the TCC.’

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Sarah McCann - Hardwicke ‘Very able.’

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