Sarah attended Nottingham Law School where she passed her Legal Practice Course with Distinction and went on to earn a Post Graduate Diploma in Law. She also earned a B.A. (Hons.) in European Business and completed her training at a large law firm in Derby.
After qualifying as a Solicitor in 1998, Sarah worked for eleven years in Reading at a highly respected law firm as a Dispute Resolution and Insolvency Solicitor, gaining high-quality experience in a number of sectors including information technology, advertising, retail, accountancy, property, construction and the financial services industries.
Sarah discovered her interest in Employment Law when she was involved in a multiparty TUPE case and has since then developed her employment practice.
With twenty years of experience in dispute resolution, both in the Civil Courts and in the Employment Tribunal, Sarah advises clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law.
She has brought claims on behalf of employees in the Employment Tribunal including unfair dismissal, discrimination, and multi-party TUPE cases, and has obtained substantial settlements for her clients.
Sarah also advises Employers on day-to-day employment queries and drafts contracts of employment, settlement agreements and policies and procedures. Additionally, she has experience in breach of contract claims and injunctions and claims for breach of restrictive covenants brought through County Courts.
With her strong business sense, good advocacy experience and proven negotiation skills, Sarah adopts a practical approach to commercial legal issues.
She also speaks good German, having lived in Germany while working and studying at the University of Paderborn during the time that she was completing her degree in European Business.
Sarah can be available for radio interviews and for other media in relation to employment law matters. Contact Sarah on 0118 208 2005
“I sought advice and representation from DHP legal on a complex employment dispute resulting in discrimination and breach of contract claim. Sarah Wilkinson took up my case when everything else failed. It was an emotional, stressful and traumatic time for me. Sarah was extremely knowledgeable, professional, well-organised and dedicated. Her negotiating skills were exceptional when we came across some difficult obstacles. My sincere gratitude to Sarah and her colleagues for such an excellent result. Therefore, I would not hesitate to recommend Sarah and the DHP team to anyone requiring advice on employment law.”
Jen September 2020
“Sarah & the DPH Legal team are fantastic! Great attention to detail and a complete thorough iteration when reviewing my case. I commend highly their services.”
Alex February 2020
“I cannot fault the service I received from DPH Legal when I was made redundant, David from the initial query and assuring me on the process and timescale and Sarah going through the actual agreement and pushing my employer on what is right for her client, Additionally reaching out to me on her day off. I recommend anyone with any employment law requirements to use them. A1 Service”
T Sheikh December 2020
“I am so glad I used DPH legal! The whole team was amazing (especially Sarah) at a tough time in my life.
BV December 2019
“Sarah was professional and knowledgeable about my settlement agreement and gave clear advice in a very friendly way. Thank you so much.”
MD December 2019
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