Sarah Cook


The Law Society

Society of Construction Law

Adjudication Society

Sarah Cook

Partner and Head of Construction

Sarah has extensive experience in non-contentious construction matters including negotiation  of appointments; drafting and appraising amendments to standard forms of building contract; negotiation of collateral warranties to be provided by the professional team, building contractors and subcontractors and negotiating performance bonds and guarantees. 

Sarah provides "hands-on" advice to her clients who consist of institutions, developers, retailers, occupiers and a number of high net worth individuals. Sarah provides advice on project documents and with respect to due diligence when buildings are being acquired or let. 

Sarah qualified at Frere Cholmeley Bischoff, joined Forsters in 1998 and has spear-headed the development of Forsters construction department, becoming a partner in 2004. 

Awards and recognitions

  • Chambers UK 2015 Leading Individual Logo
  • Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2014 Logo
  • Legal 500 UK 2015 Recommended Lawyer
  • Chambers UK 2016, Leading Individual


T: +44 207 863 8496
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"She is very much a trusted adviser and it's almost like having an additional pair of hands in-house." Chambers UK, 2019
"Embodies the firm's thorough and efficient approach." Chambers UK, 2017
"The team is responsive, decisive and provides valued counsel. They always find time to offer a premium service and find ways to exceed our already high expectations."
Chambers UK, 2018