Sarah McQuillan

Sarah McQuillan


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 2525

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Sarah McQuillan is an associate in our insurance and reinsurance disputes team. Sarah's contentious experience spans both (re)insurance disputes and general commercial disputes, having acted in mediations, arbitrations and High Court and Court of Appeal proceedings. She has also provided detailed policy analysis and coverage advice for clients in respect of political risk, business interruption, crime, construction all risks, professional indemnity, D&O and commercial general liability policies.

Sarah also has experience advising on complex economic and trade sanctions queries, and has spent time in-house in the sanctions team at a commercial insurance broker.

Sarah is heavily involved in the firm's pro bono practice, and has acted for bereaved families in both the inquests into the London Bridge terror attack and the Manchester Arena Inquiry.

Education and admissions


LPC (Accelerated), BPP Law School, 2016

Law Degree, University of York, 2015


Member, British Insurance Law Association

Member, Law Society of England

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Related industries


Related practices

Insurance Litigation Services

Representative experience

Advising insurers, brokers and policyholders on the impact of economic and trade sanctions, including acting in a U.S. regulatory investigation into sanctions compliance

Representing a former director of a listed company for negligence and breach of duty, including coverage analysis under the D&O policy

Representing a reinsurer in a LCIA arbitration in relation to reinsurance claims under a political risks policy

Representing a financial institution in relation to disputes and related regulatory issues arising from the mis-sale of Payment Protection Insurance

Advising a global power company on insurance coverage issues associated with the construction of an offshore energy project

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