Carly Sandbach

Call 2006

"She is extremely tenacious, she punches well above her call and her advocacy skills are excellent."

Chambers and partners 2019
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Local Government and Social Housing

Carly’s practice covers all aspects of chancery and commercial litigation and advisory work.

Having made her mark very early in her career, Carly has been consistently recommended as a Leading Junior in Chambers and Partners since 2010. She is recommended as a Leading Junior in both the fields of Commercial Dispute Resolution and Restructuring/Insolvency in Chambers and Partners 2017.

She is described as a “superb advocate who is very sharp and always adds value”. Clients say she is sensible and down-to-earth, fights cases with vigour and is proactive and able to quickly grasp the issues. She is ‘tenacious’ and ‘pugnacious’ when she needs to be, is extremely hard-working and has a good commercial attitude. She has earned a reputation for thoroughness: her preparation for hearings and conferences is described by the Legal 500 as simply ‘outstanding’.

In 2010 Carly was appointed as Junior Counsel to the Crown (Provincial Panel) and was re-appointed in 2018 to Regional Panel A.

Local Government & Social Housing Cases

Acted in relation to the well-publicised insolvency of the Kwik Save Group.

Advising in relation to the insolvency of a number of Football Clubs including Portsmouth Football Club and Northwich Victoria Football Club.

Representing an international football agent in personal insolvency proceedings for recovery of disputed agents fees against a premiership player.

Application to the Supreme Court of the Seychelles to assist in asset tracing and recovery within a domestic insolvency regime.

In the matter of Lune Metal Products Ltd (in Administration)

Acted for large well-known city law firm in insolvency litigation arising from the Lexi Holdings Fraud Litigation.

Regularly appears on behalf of major banks including Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays in relation to a variety of insolvency regimes.