Sarah McCann
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Sarah is an accredited TECBAR adjudicator who has acted as an adjudicator in a number of different types of dispute, including those involving interim and final payment disputes, defects, termination and other alleged repudiatory breaches of contract.  For a copy of Sarah’s terms and conditions to act as an Adjudicator on your dispute please contact the Practice Management Team.

Languages

Basic French and German

Professional associations

  • 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

Publications

  • Contributor to Construction All Risks Insurance  published by Sweet & Maxwell (2012 & 2016)
  • Contributor to Construction Professional indemnity Insurance published by Sweet & Maxwell (2018)
  • Contributor to and on the editing panel for Insurance Broking Practice and the Law, edited by CMS Cameron McKenna, Informa looseleaf
  • Contributor to Atkins Court Forms on Insolvency and Bankruptcy

Qualifications

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

Directory recommendations

Sarah is recommended by both Chambers UK and Legal 500 for Construction and in Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation, Insurance and Professional Negligence.

A very able junior” who is “careful and accurate, and very good at responding promptly to queries.” (Chambers UK)

She is quick to respond, always available and knows the law better than anyone else. I can’t sing her praises high enough.” (Chambers UK)

Enormously hardworking and utterly reliable” (Legal 500)

“Can distil really complex matters involving heavy documentation down to the essence of the case.” (Chambers UK)

A great team player, able to stand toe-to-toe with QCs but also take on board the thoughts of all” (Legal 500)

Very able and extremely knowledgeable” (Legal 500)

A no-nonsense approach.” (Chambers UK)

“Dynamic advocacy and an all-hands-on-deck approach.” (Legal 500)

“Very able.” (Legal 500)

“Impressive in fire-related property damage cases; she regularly appears in the TCC.” (Legal 500)

“Bright, tenacious and decisive, she’s not afraid to take a view and to take a tough stance.” (Chambers UK)

Academically gifted and good at being able to simply the most complicated scenario.” (Chambers UK)

Determined, results driven and a joy to work with.” (Legal 500)

A very tenacious advocate with a very analytical mind.” (Chambers UK)

“Consistently brilliant, extremely pragmatic and commercial.” (Legal 500)

“She filtered through all the information to produce a great response that pulled everything together.” (Chambers UK)

“Fastidious in her preparation and extremely generous with her time.” (Chambers UK)

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