Sara Bailey


Sara has over 20 years' experience in the real estate sector and has established herself as a trusted adviser to a range of private providers, local authorities and central government developers, advising them on complex public and private projects. 

Specialising in development, regeneration, PPP projects, partnerships and joint ventures, Sara, is often called upon for her expertise in providing innovative structuring advice – helping her clients to navigate and deliver complex, and often high profile, real estate projects and regeneration schemes.

Sara leads the mid-market tier 1 ranked (by Chambers UK 2018) real estate team at Trowers and is herself ranked as a notable practitioner within real estate and social housing (Chambers UK 2018).  She has also been recognised for her market-leading expertise by legal research experts, Acritas, who have designated her as an 'Acritas star'.  Market commentators describe her as "… very down to earth" with a "'no city' type attitude towards law but with city firm quality."

She is a regular speaker at high profile industry conferences and events including MIPIM and MIPIM UK and is a member of the British Property Federation Residential Committee.  She is also an Ambassador for the World Child Cancer charity.


"Sara Bailey is 'widely recognised as a leader in the field' among those in the market. She specialises in advising local authority and developer clients on a range of property and regeneration projects. She also has notable expertise in joint ventures and partnerships. One client notes: 'She is very commercial and strategic, and she has a good understanding of the sector.'" 

Chambers and Partner 2018
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