Sarah is the GCRA’s Legal Director. She joined the Authority in 2015, having spent the previous fifteen years in private practice as a competition and State aid lawyer working in London, Brussels and subsequently for a large national firm in the UK.
Since joining the GCRA, Sarah has been involved in the full range of case work undertaken by the Authority, including competition law investigations, mergers and regulatory compliance. She is also responsible for delivering the GCRA’s strategic objectives in the area of competition law enforcement and providing in-house legal support to the organisation across all regulatory sectors in which it operates.
Sarah gained first class degrees in Law (MA and LLM) from the University of Cambridge. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1999, was admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2007 and holds a professional certificate in Mediation and Mediation Skills from Queen Margaret University.