Sarah Poynter

Associate

Personal Injury


Sarah is an Associate and the team leader of the Costs Department, heading a team of cost negotiators.
Sarah Poynter

Sarah’s team deals mainly with the recovery of client's damages and costs once a case has settled on behalf of the firm. Her role is to ensure the efficient and professional running of the team ensuring that settlement monies are received quickly.

Sarah’s team also deal with a variety of enforcement issues for both internal and external clients as well as debt recovery for external clients.

Sarah qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in October 2002 and as a Solicitor in October 2005. She started at Shoosmiths in March 2003 as a case handler in one of the PI Motor Units and then moved to become a Legal Trainer with the Learning and Development team in May 2004. Sarah became team leader of the costs team in June 2008.

Sarah also has a small case load dealing with a number of personal injury matters.

Sarah will deal with numerous litigation matters and represents clients at a variety of court hearings, including cost recovery matters, Infant Approval hearings and Applications.

Sarah graduated with a 2:2 in Business Administration from Buckinghamshire College (A University of Brunel Degree).  Studied the LPC at College of Law Guildford prior to qualifying as a solicitor. Sarah is also a member of APIL.

Outside of work, Sarah is the Bugle Major for the Royal British Legion Farnborough Branch Corps of Drums and also takes a keen interest in animal rescue, particularly German Shepherds.