Sarah Hogarth

Senior Associate​
sarahhogarth@edwardsfamilylaw.co.uk 

Sarah joined Edwards Family Law in July 2023 as a Senior Associate.

Sarah advises clients on all aspects of family law, with a particular focus on resolving complex financial issues for high-net-worth individuals. Many of her cases involve trusts, corporate structures and jurisdiction issues. In addition, Sarah regularly advises upon the negotiation and enforcement of post and pre-nuptial agreements.

Sarah also has experience in private children matters, including child arrangements and financial provision.

​Sarah acts for a wide variety of individuals from city professionals and entrepreneurs to homemakers. Sarah’s focus is on providing reassuring and proactive advice and guidance during what is an extremely difficult time in peoples lives. Sarah has extensive experience of litigation, but is also committed to achieving creative solutions outside of the court setting where appropriate and possible, tailored to each client’s individual circumstances and goals.

Particular highlights include:

  • Representing the wife within High Court proceedings, with interests spanning five jurisdictions and total wealth of c£230m+, generated during the marriage through full and equal contributions by both parties. Successfully defending the husband’s arguments with regards to post-separation accrual and special contribution and securing the wife an award of c45% of the marital pot.
  • Successfully defending a variation claim brought by an ex-spouse in respect of spousal and child maintenance following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Representing the wife in Part III proceedings following a divorce in Russia. The case, which included the instruction of four Queens Counsel, was heard before Mrs Justice Roberts in the High Court over a 21 day two-stage hearing, and culminated in the Wife being awarded an additional lump sum of £1.148m, together with additional provision for the children. The matter was subsequently brought before the Court of Appeal.
  • Representing the husband following a 12-year marriage with 3 young children, where the parties’ assets of c£17m+ were, in the main, generated during the marriage. Following successful negotiations outside of court, the husband was able to retain an 100% interest in his businesses and pre-marital properties, together with a clean break as to capital and income. 

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Meet our Lawyers

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Kelly Edwards

Managing Partner

With over 15 years experience in dealing with Complex Family Law matters, Kelly will be able to guide you through any aspect of your case with speed and ease.

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Joanna Blakelock

Partner

Joanna’s legal practice deals with all aspects of financial remedy, Schedule 1 applications, and prenuptial and post nuptial agreements.

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Sarah Hogarth

Senior Associate

Sarah advises clients on all aspects of family law, with a particular focus on resolving complex financial issues for high-net-worth individuals.

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Chloë Ashman

Associate Solicitor

Chloë’s legal practice encompasses all aspects of financial remedy, Schedule 1, private children and prenuptial and post nuptial agreements.

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Charlotte Lanning

Associate Solicitor

Charlotte has a vast array of experience in all of the issues that can arise from relationship breakdown with a particular focus on complex financial matters, often with an international dimension

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Isobel Rarok

Associate Solicitor

Isobel is experienced in all aspects of divorce and dealing with High Net Worth and complex financial matters together with advising on pre and post nuptial agreements

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Kate Pooler

Associate Solicitor

Kate advises on all aspects of family law, including divorce, financial remedy, Schedule 1 Children Act cases, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, concerns around behaviour associated with relationship breakdown and all matters relating to co-parenting

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Hugo Sawer

Associate Solicitor

Hugo‘s experience in family law ranges from high net worth asset cases, within financial divorce proceedings, to complex children matters. Hugo has been praised for his excellent client care skills, attention to detail and ability to understand and guide clients through what can be difficult circumstances.

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Legal 500
2024

The team at Edwards is ruthlessly efficient. They are very transparent with clients and it really pays off; clients know where they stand and are not given unrealistic expectations. I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending them to personal friends.

Legal 500
2024

They are very professional. They provided clear explanation of processes, options and best possible course of action. Good communication. Highly recommended.

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AP

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