Adjudication, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, Contractual Advice, Dispute Resolution, Environment, Professional Negligence
Sarah Shemmings has over 20 years’ experience in dealing with construction, professional negligence, environmental and general litigation claims for contractors, sub- contractors, construction professionals, employers, property developers, and landlords
She was responsible for acting for Higgins Construction plc in the leading judgment from the Supreme Court in the case of Aspect Contract (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction PLC  UKSC 38
She was also the lead partner in the leading environmental case of Cambridge Water Company Ltd v Eastern Counties Leather plc  2 AC 264 relating to the House of Lords judgment on historic water pollution
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