Sarah Blair


Sarah is an associate in the Commercial, Technology and Copyright Disputes department.

Sarah has worked on a range of contentious matters, including disputes concerning copyright, design rights, IT contracts, tax and various other commercial issues. She advises on disputes in a variety of sectors, including retail, life sciences, technology, media and telecommunications and in the public sector. Sarah also has transactional experience having spent time in the Commercial IP/IT, Data Protection and Real Estate departments at the firm.

Having been seconded to Google, Sarah gained valuable commercial experience and exposure to issues faced by the TMT sector.

Sarah is a member of the British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association (BLACA), The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and IPSoc. She has written articles on areas of interest for the Copyright Lawyer Magazine, the Kluwer Copyright Blog, Digital Business Lawyer and Lexis PSL.

In 2019, Sarah won the UK AIPPI Annual Prize for her contribution towards the Study Question on design rights. As part of her prize, Sarah attended the AIPPI World Congress held in Cancun, Mexico in September 2019 to participate in the international debate and vote on AIPPI’s designs resolution.

In 2018, Sarah was named a Rising Star by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine.


  • Diploma Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford
  • MSc Comparative Politics (Conflict Studies), London School of Economics
  • BA Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick
  • GDL and LPC, BPP Law School
  • Qualified 2016

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