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Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD
United Kingdom

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  Sarah Garvey



Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Sarah is an experienced litigator with particular expertise in conflict of laws, state immunity issues and EU laws.  She regularly advises clients on topics such as governing law, jurisdiction, immunity and arbitration.  Sarah is a key member of Allen & Overy's Brexit team and has been heavily involved in advising clients on the legal implications of Brexit.  Sarah is Chair of the Law Society's EU Committee and sits on the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Private International Law, chaired by Lord Mance.   Sarah sat on the Lord Chief Justice's Advisory Committee on Brexit and Civil Jurisdiction chaired by Lord Justice Hamblen.  Sarah edits the Forum Chapter of Butterworths' Encyclopedia of Banking. 

Professional qualifications

Called to Bar, England and Wales, 1994

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1998

Academic qualifications

BA (Hons) History, Queens' College, University of Cambridge

CPE (Law Conversion Course), City University, London

Bar vocational course, London

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