Sarra Kay is a full-time commerical arbitrator and mediator. She has over 30 years' experience in dispute resolution particularly covering banking & financial services, commodities & maritime, construction & energy. Her career as an arbitrator, litigator and mediator has been built from her experience as in-house counsel at one of the world's leading investment banks, JPMorgan and as a solicitor in private practice at one of the world's leading international law firms, Clifford Chance. Her career to date enables her to service an ever-increasing complex world of disputes because she brings to the table the experience as a lawyer, particularly as a senior managing director, working alongside and a member of, the business units and oversight committees of JPMorgan.
Unique perspective. Sarra has experienced disputes and their resolution from five perspectives: (1) private practice lawyer; (2) in-house counsel; (3) the end-user client; (4) commercial arbitrator and (5) commercial mediator. This gives her a unique perspective.
FinTech. Sarra has a particular interest in burgeoning FinTech-related disputes spanning the application of block chain and smart contract technology to financial products which complements her strong commercial and banking practice.
Personal. Sarra is married, loves music and has twins. The latter helps her mediation practice!