Peters & Peters

Sarah Gabriel


Sarah Gabriel is a partner specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration. Sarah’s particular expertise is in the field of civil fraud and she has wide experience of internal investigations.

Sarah is frequently called upon to advise in high value, complex multi-jurisdictional fraud related matters, on behalf of both claimants and defendants. Sarah has wide experience leading teams working across various jurisdictions to secure evidence and find, seize and recover assets. She also often acts for defendants and has successfully discharged freezing orders and defeated contempt proceedings. She is used to managing cases involving parallel civil, criminal and regulatory proceedings.

Sarah acts in commercial disputes both in court and in ad hoc, domestic and international arbitrations for both claimants and defendants.

Sarah actively promotes the early resolution of disputes including through expert-led processes and through mediation.

Sarah acts on behalf of governmental, corporate and individual clients and has particular experience litigating against banks.

Sarah is ranked as an expert by Legal Expert and is included in the list of the UK’s leading lawyers in The International Who’s Who of Asset Recovery and in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7822 7730
Case examples

Acts for the Republic of Mozambique in US$2 billion Commercial Court proceedings against Credit Suisse and others known as "The Tuna Bond scandal".

Co-ordinating proceedings in Russia, BVI, Switzerland, UAE and the Netherlands to recover misappropriated funds.

Acted in DIFC proceedings in claims arising out of an investigation by the Capital Markets Authority in Saudi Arabia.

Acted for Z Zharimbetov in various cases in the mammoth fraud action brought by JSC BTA Bank.

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association (CFLA)
  • London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA)

Invited to be a Visiting Professor at the University of Law