Sarah Ash

Sarah Ash

Group Partner*

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Sarah is a Group Partner in the Employment team, based in Guernsey. Sarah advises on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law, including tribunal claims and procedure, contracts of employment, internal grievance and disciplinary matters, managing sickness absence, misconduct and capability issues, dismissals, discrimination, employment policies and procedures, redundancies and aspects of mergers, acquisitions and disposals.


Sarah is recognised by Legal 500 as a Next Generation Partner, and has experience in advising companies in a broad range of industries including financial services, insurance, legal and media.

She also has in-house secondment experience working within both employment legal and HR teams and spent time in a major international bank where she gained invaluable experience of employment related matters from the client's perspective.


*not admitted in Guernsey and not a member of Walkers (Guernsey) LLP

Prior to joining Walkers, Sarah was an Associate in the Employment department of Morgan Lewis in London for eight years.  Previously she was an associate at Dewey & Le Boeuf in London.  Sarah trained and qualified into the employment team at Allen & Overy LLP.

Admitted In:
England & Wales (not practising)

Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London
Postgraduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, London
BA (Hons) History, Nottingham University

2023 Chambers UK - Employment - Band 2 - “She has excellent interpersonal skills and builds strong, meaningful and trusted relationships.”

2022 Legal 500 - Employment - Next Generation Partner - "Sarah Ash has been my key contact and she stands out as a partner rather than a service provider. Sarah regularly steers me through potentially tricky areas and helps me to ensure that my company is on the right track. She is proactive and exceptional at identifying solutions and resolutions."

2022 Legal 500 - Employment - Next Generation Partner - "Active and exceptional at identifying solutions and resolutions."

2021 Legal 500 - Employment - Next Generation Partner - "Sarah Ash is very professional but also has empathy and understands the human aspects of the advice which she gives. She also has good judgement allied with pragmatism."

2020 Legal 500 - Employment - Rising Star

Employment Lawyers Association