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Portrait of Sarah Robinson
Areas of expertise: Private client and tax


Sarah is a senior knowledge lawyer for the private client department based in London. She has extensive experience of dealing with all aspects of private client work, including a particular focus on high-net-worth clients and estate planning advice.

She is responsible for the implementation, management and monitoring of strategic knowledge services within the private client department. Sarah facilitates knowledge sharing through drafting precedents, providing advice and research on complex, technical legal issues, and identifying important legal developments for dissemination and discussion. She regularly chairs, writes content for, and speaks at internal training events, both for her department and across the firm.

A member of the Law Society’s private client section, Sarah is also certified as a legal project practitioner with the Institute of Legal Management. She uses her LPM skills to initiate and manage efficiency projects and tech tool developments within the department. Sarah joined the firm in 2015 and has over 20 years of experience in delivering private client knowledge services and solutions to firms in London and the South East.

Recent work highlights

  • Working with document automation, finance and tech teams to review and improve CMI processes, and how data is recorded and analysed for business improvement purposes.
  • Developing PennWills, an innovative client fixed price will service.
  • Providing specialist training to the department and across the firm on the new Register of Overseas Entities and the Trust Registration Service.
  • Obtaining certified legal project practitioner status through the Institute of Legal Management and utilising these skills for knowledge sharing and dissemination throughout the department.
  • Co-authoring and writing content for a new edition of PLC’s Private Client Global Guide.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

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