Sarah Platts

Sarah Platts

LLB (Hons) Barrister Telford
Membership Status: Barrister - Full Member Qualified in 2019
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Profile

General Information

Sarah was called to the Bar in 2017 by Middle Temple.  Sarah worked as a Solicitor Agent for LPC Law appearing in County Courts across the Midlands, North West and Wales in a variety of commercial hearings prior to commencing Pupillage in 2018.  Her Pupillage was reduced by the Bar Standards Board due to her experience with LPC Law.

Education

Sarah graduated with a First Class LLB Law Hons and achieved a Very Competent from the Bar Professional Training Course.  Sarah is currently undertaking her LLM.
Sarah was awarded the Queen Mother Award, a major scholarship from Middle Temple.

Road Transport

• Road Traffic Accidents and personal injury.

Travel law

Sarah has developed experience in EU 261/2004 compensation claims involving major international airlines. Sarah is happy to accept instructions on behalf of both passengers and airlines.

Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Sarah has appeared in Court on behalf of businesses and individuals on a diverse range of matters including:

• Setting aside statutory demands
• Petition hearings
• Annulments pursuant to s.282(1)(a) and s.282(1)(b)
• Actions by liquidators
• Applications to extend automatic discharge of bankruptcy
• IVA proposals and implementation
• Winding Up Orders

Property Law

Sarah has extensive Property Law experience


• Landlord and Tenant (residential and commercial)
• Charging orders
• Orders for sale
• Mortgage Possession (including defending possession)

• Forfeiture
• Service charge disputes (First Tier Tribunal and County Court)
• Dilapidations
• Tenancy deposit disputes
• Adverse possession
• Restrictive covenants
• Easements
• Boundary disputes
• Trespass and nuisance


Commercial

• Sarah acts in a range of general contractual matters regarding the sale of goods, supply of services, consumer credit, consumer contracts and debt recovery.
• Sarah regularly conducts claims involving issues such as agency, construction/interpretation of contracts, misrepresentation, conflict of laws and arbitration or mediation clauses.
• Sarah also has experience of partnerships, limited liability partnerships and acts for petitioners and debtors in commercial and personal insolvency actions.
• Sarah has an extensive understanding of credit hire and subrogated claims on behalf of insurers, with an in-depth knowledge of the relevant statutes and case law.

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Areas of Law

Sarah Platts is happy to accept instructions as counsel who is:

  • Approved for the following panels:
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Consumer Contracts
  • Property
  • Road Traffic

Outside of these key areas of law, Sarah Platts is always willing to consider any enquiry requiring the experience or knowledge needed to help you or your client. Please call Sarah direct or the support team on 01823 247 247 if you would like to discuss any aspect of this profile.

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