Sarah Woolnough has worked hard and been constantly mindful of costs.

The Legal 500 2023 - Sarah Woolnough

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Sarah Woolnough is a Senior Associate in the Property Dispute team.

Sarah joined Furley Page’s Dispute Resolution Team in 1998 and works alongside Jeremy Ferris advising on property disputes.

Sarah was admitted as a Chartered Legal Executive in May 2015 and was promoted to Senior  Associate in May 2023.

Sarah deals with a wide range of property litigation work including:

  • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes
  • Residential landlord and tenant disputes
  • Agricultural landlord and tenant disputes
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Boundary disputes
  • Prescriptive rights (rights of way or other easements) applications and
  • ‘Squatter’ proceedings

Sarah’s work involves dealing with the Land Registry, the Courts and the Property Tribunal as a means of resolving the disputes. Sarah also advises on other means of resolving disputes which is referred to as “alternative dispute resolution” and this can involve mediations and round table negotiations.

Sarah’s approach to dealing with clients is down to earth by giving clear, practical and easy to understand advice.

Sarah Woolnough is a member of our Agriculture and Rural Business team.



  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • Member of the Property Litigation Association

Testimonials for Sarah

Client of Sarah Woolnough – Mr & Mrs M S of West Sussex - May 2023
We were pleased with the prompt replies to emails and phone calls sent to Sarah Woolnough. Sarah took time to discuss our problem both with ourselves and her colleagues in order to take the best action. Sarah kept us informed about progress (or lack of it) and chased up the Land Registry on our behalf.
The Legal 500 2023 – Sarah Woolnough - October 2022
Sarah Woolnough has worked hard and been constantly mindful of costs.
The Legal 500 2022 – Sarah Woolnough - October 2021
Sarah Woolnough is excellent and highly knowledgeable.
The Legal 500 2022 – Sarah Woolnough more feedback - October 2021
Sarah is very competent and has significant experience. She writes well, understands the problems and works towards their resolution.
The Legal 500 2021 – Sarah Woolnough
Sarah Woolnough provided an excellent service.
The Legal 500 2021 – Property litigation feedback
Very efficient and professional. My trust and confidence in them was fully justified.
The Legal 500 2020 : Sarah Woolnough
'I would strongly recommend Sarah Woolnough for litigation'.
Client of Sarah Woolnough – Ms B of Medway
Sarah Woolnough kept me fully informed at all times. Answered my emails very quickly and spent a long time on the telephone explaining things to me that I did not understand. She was extremely pleasant to deal with.
Client of Sarah Woolnough – Miss R of Canterbury
The Service we received was impeccable. All information was fully explained, emails were answered promptly and the whole process was as simply as it could have been. We really felt that there was a genuine interest in our case, to get the best outcome possible, we don’t think there could have been anyone better. We felt they went above and beyond for us! We are very grateful to Sarah for everything that she did for us, we would definitely recommend.

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