Sarah handles contentious and non-contentious trade mark, design and copyright matters in the UK, EU and overseas. Sarah has significant experience in handling global portfolios and delivering commercially focussed, strategic advice and support to clients looking to expand into new markets, increase the value of their IP portfolio or enforce existing rights overseas. Sarah is recommended in Legal 500 and her clients said the following things about her:

"Sarah Darby is fantastic, highly technical, but with a commercial focus."

"Sarah Darby is articulate and has a huge intellect, but cuts through the legal jargon to provide digestible advice."

“Sarah Darby is a particular star as she is extremely bright and technical but can explain legal issues effectively and without unnecessary complication. In short, she sorts the wheat from the chaff brilliantly. Sarah manages her team well and is an expert on long-term strategic thinking for the business.”


  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Company names
  • Copyright
  • Designs
  • Domain names
  • Geographical indications
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Trade marks