Sarah May


Insolvency & Restructuring
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Sarah’s practice involves insolvency and commercial litigation of all varieties, including antecedent transactions, misfeasance, breach of directors’ duties, interim remedies including freezing injunctions, search & seize work, fraud claims, actions for Proceeds of Crime receivers, bankruptcy litigation including matrimonial home possessions, applications for disclosure, property litigation and shareholder disputes. Sarah’s recent experience includes acting in a highly complex multi-jurisdictional series of claims for the recovery of high value company assets.

Sarah has been asked to speak on several insolvency courses on both personal and corporate insolvency topics, and has recently become a member of the R3 Education, Courses and Conferences Committee.

Career History

Sarah obtained a degree in English and American Studies and spent three years in sales before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and LPC at the College of Law. She trained at Moon Beever and qualified in February 2008 into the insolvency team. She joined Wedlake Bell from Moon Beever in July 2021 when the firms merged.


Patley Wood Farm LLP v Kristina Kicks

The application before HHJ Paul Matthews, sitting as Judge of the High Court, in Patley Wood Farm LLP & Ors v Kristina Kicks & Anor [2022] EWHC 2973 (Ch) wasRead more