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. 


T: +44 207 863 8496
M: +44 7974 956 162

"Sarah Cook is outstanding. Efficient, experienced and knowledgeable and quick to grasp the complexities of what happens in the real world on construction sites. Her advice is always sensible, practical and yet still robust, without unnecessary complications." The Legal 500, 2020
"She is very much a trusted adviser and it's almost like having an additional pair of hands in-house." Chambers UK, 2019
"They are very competent and very experienced contentious trusts solicitors, with a number of partners who are experienced in this field. They take a sensible approach to litigation."
Chambers UK, 2017