Sarah Willshire

Banking, Real Estate

Title: Partner

Tel: 0191 226 3737

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Sarah joined Sintons in September 2023 as a Partner in our Real Estate Department, where she concentrates on Real Estate Finance and Banking.


  • Sarah gained her law degree from Oxford University
  • She qualified as a solicitor in September 2006 and has worked exclusively in the North East ever since
  • Prior to Sintons, Sarah set up, managed and developed a significant Real Estate Finance and Banking team for a North East law firm
  • Sarah regularly offers training to colleagues and clients on Finance and Banking matters. She is also an external trainer for MBL
  • She is a named partner in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners guides
  • Sarah has significant experience acting for national high street lenders

Recent Experience:

  • Acting for a rural client on a £30 million group restructure and refinance
  • Development funding project for a North East academic institution restructure
  • Acting on an acquisition of a London based Dental group

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, friends and walking her dog.

Key Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare & Development
  • Lending to Pension Funds and Trusts
  • Advising on Complex Security Structures