Sam acts on a wide range of commercial disputes for clients across numerous sectors including retail, transport and energy.  She has extensive experience of running large-scale, high value and complex disputes.  Alongside her commercial litigation practice, Sam specialises in competition / antitrust disputes. 

Sam is recommended in Legal 500 for commercial disputes.  

Notable instructions include:

  • Acting as co-counsel for the Road Haulage Association in its proposed collective action following the Trucks cartel.
  • Defending 'follow on' damages claims brought against the NKT group of companies in both the High Court and the Competition Appeal Tribunal.
  • Advising Co-operative Group Limited in connection with its 2018 regulatory investigation.
  • Advising a national retailer on an £80m contractual dispute, successfully resolved at the pre-action stage.
  • Advising a food manufacturer on related contractual disputes, including defending an injunction application.
  • Advising an airline group on multiple claims both for abuse of a dominant position and follow on damages, including defending an application for urgent injunctive relief and attempted judicial review proceedings. 
  • French - Conversational