Sarah Lester

Trainee Solicitor


Sarah joined Birketts in September 2020 as a Trainee Solicitor, currently in her first seat within our Construction and Engineering Team, based in our Ipswich Office.

Prior to joining Birketts, Sarah spent 13 years working for a regional construction company, the last 7 of which have been within their in-house legal team. During this time, Sarah has gained experience in non-contentious matters, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating both standard form and bespoke construction contracts.

Other Information

Sarah graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2004 with a degree in Law. She then went on to study Construction Management at Anglian Ruskin University, obtaining a degree in Construction Management in 2012. Sarah completed the Legal Practice Course in 2020 with the University of Law, achieving a Distinction and completing electives in International Commercial Law, Advanced Property and Commercial Dispute Resolution.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her young family and socialising with friends.


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