Sarah Sussman

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Sarah is a senior lawyer in Jackson Russell’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. She is experienced in large scale commercial transactions and disputes.

P: +64 9 300 6943
Sarah has degrees in Commerce and Law from The University of Auckland.  Prior to joining Jackson Russell she gained experience at professional services firm Deloitte working on large scale commercial transactions and dealing with contentious issues.  Sarah recognises the importance of keeping up with the fast changing legal world and is committed to perpetual learning, ensuring her clients receive the benefit of current knowledge and the best resources. She is particularly adept at connecting with clients on a personal level and working to understand the fields in which they operate, allowing her to give fast, tailored and more accurate advice.

Sarah’s previous projects have included advising and acting for:
  • Beneficiaries in complex trust disputes.
  • Parties challenging a will and validating a subsequent hand written will.
  • Clients in a disputed commercial contract termination.
  • A landlord on the termination of a commercial lease.
  • Trustees of a private trust in relation to trustees’ duties and obligations to beneficiaries.
  • A food manufacturer in a product liability dispute and claims involving fitness for purpose warranties.
  • A shareholder in litigation concerning the sale of shares in a film production company.
  • Businesses and individuals in debt recovery matters. 
When not at work, Sarah can be found in the yoga studio or on holiday somewhere far, far away. 

Level 13, 41 Shortland Street,
Auckland 1010, New Zealand

PO Box 3451, Auckland 1140
New Zealand

+64 9 303 3849

+64 9 309 0902