Sahana Jayakumar


Sahana has been a member of Five Paper since April 2017 following the successful completion of a third six pupillage. She is a member of both the Property and Commercial teams and is qualified to accept instructions on a public access basis.

In January 2018, Sahana was awarded a Pegasus Trust Scholarship to spend 3 months in Dubai in late 2018. She will spend her time marshalling in the DIFC courts and working with a renowned middle-eastern law firm, gaining experience of international commercial and property disputes.

In January 2017, Sahana was seconded as in-house counsel to a specialist commercial and insolvency firm of solicitors.

Prior to joining Five Paper, Sahana completed her pupillage at a London chambers specialising in commercial, civil and aviation law. She has also worked as a paralegal and spent time in Paris as a stagière in the International Arbitration department of an international law firm, assisting with legal research, translation and drafting pleadings in a multibillion-euro construction arbitration.


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