Sam Preater

Trainee Solicitor


Sam is a Trainee Solicitor in the Construction Team.

Sam joined Ashfords in September 2017 and this is his forth seat having completed training in the Property Litigation, Commercial Property and Commercial Litigation teams.

He is also the 2017/18 National Representative of the Devon and Somerset Junior Lawyer Division, representing junior lawyers from LPC level up to 5 years PQE at the Law Society tri-annually.

Sam studied Politics at King's College London before completing the GDL at Cardiff University and the LPC at the University of Law.

Relevant experience

  • National bank: Assisting in acting for a large national bank on its security associated with the full suite of construction documents.
  • Various clients: Assisting the team in the preparation and management of large-scale disclosure exercises in accordance with the Civil Procedure Rules.
  • Various clients: Assisting the team in a variety of disputes under various types of Construction and Engineering Contracts.
  • Various clients: Carrying out extensive due diligence on the assigning Construction related security.
  • Various clients: Assisting the team in preparing and advising on complex disclosure requirements/obligations.