Sarah Conway Partner - Head of Real Estate
Sarah joined MTG as a partner to head the Real Estate department in January 2013.
She joined from Allen & Overy LLP where she specialised in both high value residential transactions, and acting for a number of institutions and corporate clients relating to the purchase, sale and letting of commercial properties.
With 30 years of experience in London's prime residential market, she specialises in high value and complex residential real estate transactions as well as enfranchisement and lease extensions. Sarah works closely with agents, planners, developers, lenders and other bodies. She has an international client base, and is adept in meeting the demands of both overseas and UK clients.
Sarah is ranked in Band 1 as a Leading Individual in the Chambers HNW Guide 2019. The guide notes that "her knowledge is second to none" and that "she is incredibly proactive, and focuses on delivering the best possible service to her client". Sources add that "her ability to work through complex deals and protect her client, yet be commercial, is always very impressive." Others note that "nothing is too much for Sarah," and another market commentator adds that "she is top of the tree."
The Legal 500 Residential Real Estate Guide 2020, in which Sarah is also ranked as a Band 1 Leading Individual, describes Sarah as ‘communicative and dedicated to getting every deal over the line" and acknowledges her "notably international client base". The guide comments that her top-ranked team is "dynamic and proactive" and "stands out for its ability to handle challenging transactions".
Sarah won the Chambers HNW 2018 Residential Property Lawyer of the Year Award in November 2018. She was included in the 2022 Spear's Property Advisers Index as a Top Recommended lawyer for high value transactions.
Sarah qualified in March 1985 and details of her experience are outlined below.