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Sarah Taylor



Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Sarah specialises in international commodity trade and shipping. Her practice includes advising on trade structures, contract drafting, financing, litigation and arbitration. She is experienced in both physical and derivative commodity contracts. Sarah deals with long term supply projects (including pre-pay, off-take and term supply contracts) and day to day trading and operational issues, including standard form trading documentation. She advises across the spectrum of energy commodities and natural resources and has particular expertise in base and precious metals.

Sarah has extensive experience of litigation in the Commercial Court in London, and of arbitration including LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICC and ad hoc agreements.

Sarah is listed in Chambers UK 2015 as recommended by clients, who comment: "She is very responsive and knows her stuff. She is a very good client lawyer enjoying a rising market profile for the quality of her work". She is also recommended in Legal 500 for her expertise in coal, iron ore and metals disputes and her specialist repo work.

Sarah is a qualified lawyer in England and Wales.

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The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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