Sarah de Gay

Special Advisor

Having stepped down as the firm’s General Counsel on 31 December 2020, Sarah is now a special adviser to the firm.

She is co-author of The In-Houser, the Slaughter and May publication which translates SRA rules for in-house lawyers, and regularly speaks to clients on that topic and on ethics-related matters more generally.

She is also a Visiting Professor of UCL’s Faculty of Laws, an independent lay member of the Editors’ Code of Practice Committee, Senior Warden of the City of London Solicitors’ Company and a Member of the Editorial Board of Cordery on Legal Services. Sarah was given the Chief Compliance Officer of the year award in 2015 (awarded by Women in Compliance to the woman whose abilities are recognised as outstanding by peers across the global compliance community).