Sarah Hardman is an associate in the Corporate Practice based in the Leeds office. She advises on national and international transactions, and specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and capital market transactions.

    Sarah trained with the firm and completed seats in the corporate, tax, employment, planning and construction teams, as well as a client secondment to an international supply chain solutions provider.

    Prior to commencing her training contract, Sarah worked as a paralegal in the Labour & Employment Practice in the Leeds office and in the Restructuring & Insolvency Practice in the Sydney office.

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    • Acting for private equity investors on their £75.5 million exit from a technology consultancy.
    • Acting for private equity investors on their £74 million investment into a fleet management business.
    • Acting for Polypipe plc, an LSE-listed company, on its £120 million placing.
    • Acting for a smart battery company on an options exercise.
    • Acting for Capital & Centric on a real estate finance transaction.
    • Acting for Santander on a business re-financing.
    • Acting for investors in a US$215 million class action against Standard & Poor's rating agency relating to their credit ratings before the global financial crisis.
    • Acting for Tesco in a multiclaimant ET claim in which the claimant's alleged the scrapping of Sunday pay premiums was discriminatory.

    Education

    • BPP University, L.P.C., 2019
    • The University of Law, Leeds, LL.B., 2017

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2017
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