Sarah Paterson

Administrative support: Sarah Lee
Room: New Academic Building 6.06
Tel. 020-7106-1244

Sarah Paterson is an assistant professor of corporate insolvency. Before joining LSE she was a partner in Slaughter and May in London, with whom she retains a consultancy.



Research Interests
  • Corporate recovery and insolvency

  • Trusts

External Activities
  • Consultant to Slaughter and May

  • Member of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association

  • Member of the Technical Committee of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association

  • Member of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals


Debt restructuring (Oxford University Press, 2011) (with Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, John Douglas, Randall Guynn, Alan Kornberg, Dalvinder Singh, and Hilary Stonefrost)

Selected articles
and chapters in books

‘Lodging a Proof of Debt and Submission to Jurisdiction’ (2013) Corporate Rescue and Insolvency 6.3

‘COMI: The Elephant in the Room’ (2012) Corporate Rescue and Insolvency 5.4

‘Charter Communications: A Charter for Others?’ (2010) Corporate Rescue and Insolvency 3.4

‘LyondellBasell: The Longer Arm of Chapter 11’ (2009) Corporate Rescue and Insolvency 2.4