Sarah Hung is a Real Estate lawyer and Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer for commercial property. She has extensive experience in commercial property with a particular focus on investment and development transactions and licensing work.
Sarah acts for both buyers and sellers of investment property and land owners, developers and funders of development projects across a range of sectors including offices, restaurants, retail and mixed use schemes. Previous editions of the Legal 500 highlighted her 'in depth knowledge' and the 'excellent, problem-solving team' of Commercial Property lawyers. The 20 edition says: 'Sarah Hung knows retail and leisure intimately and is incredibly efficient' and 'Sarah is extremely practical'. The 2019 edition reflects the 'responsive, practical and unpretentious service' she and her team offer to clients.
The Legal 500 has also acknowledged Sarah’s ‘uncompromising thoroughness’ and her ‘painstaking’ accuracy. These capabilities have seen her recognised by The Legal 500 for a number of consecutive years. She is also personally singled out for providing ‘excellent one-to-one service’
Sarah represented the successful party in the House of Lords case on Ofulue v Bossert  UKHL, a major legal authority on the law of adverse possession whereby the ruling highlighted the wide protection provided by the ‘without prejudice’ rule to parties who engage in genuine settlement negotiations.
Having graduated in law from Queen Mary College, University of London in 2001, she joined Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP in 2003 as a trainee, qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and became a Partner in 2011. Sarah is fluent in spoken Cantonese and Hakka.
Sarah Hung's Recommendations
‘Sarah Hung and Paul Cain are praised by clients for their 'great technical knowledge and strategic ability' - The Legal 500 2018
‘The practice is particularly known for its expertise in hotel-and-leisure related matters, with practice co-head Sarah Hung who ‘really knows the restaurant industry’, displaying ‘great attention to detail’ - The Legal 500 2017
‘Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s ‘excellent, problem-solving’ team is led by John O’Callaghan and Sarah Hung, who have ‘in-depth knowledge’. -- The Legal 500 2016.
‘uncompromising thoroughness’ ‘painstaking and accurate’, ‘pleasant to deal with’ The Legal 500 2015
‘clever and commercial' with ‘excellent communication skills' The Legal 500 2014.
‘...fluent in Cantonese,' '...understands Chinese culture’ The Legal 500 2013
‘Thank you very much for your help. You are a great professional.’
'Thank you very much for your service, we have been extremely satisfied and hope to use you again in the future.'
'Generally excellent, Sarah is superbly attentive and responsive.'