Sarah Fitzgibbons

Senior Associate

Gateley Legal

  • London
  • t: 0207 653 1673
  • m: 0770 220 1935


Sarah specialises in commercial dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on shareholder disputes.

She has acted for Plcs, privately-owned companies and individuals in a variety of matters including advising on shareholder disputes, commercial contract disputes, restrictive covenant claims, injunctions and search orders, partnership disputes, professional negligence claims and breach of warranty claims.


  1. Obtaining two multi-million pound settlements to clients of unfair prejudice on minority shareholder claims.
  2. Obtaining payment to client of over £1m from the vendors of a company in relation to a claim for fraudulent misrepresentation.
  3. Advising on CEF Holdings Ltd and another v Mundey and others [2012] EWHC 1524 QB; acting for 14 of the defendants where the court dismissed the claimants’ application for interim springboard relief and discharged earlier injunctions made.
  4. Advising on Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) v Nazir [2014] Ch 52 and Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others v Nazir and others [2013] 1 All ER 375; acting (as part of team) for successful claimants in an important Court of Appeal decision limiting the scope of the Stone & Rolls ex turpi causa defence and confirming the extra-territorial reach of the fraudulent trading provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986 and in the Chancery Division decision. 

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