Sarah has a professional but friendly approach to her work and is able to adapt to the needs of her different clients; she strives to provide a first-rate service to those requiring representation.
Sarah approaches each of her cases with a fresh mind, has an eye for detail and is meticulous in her preparation.
Immediately prior to her life at the Bar, Sarah worked for a city-based firm of criminal defence and prison law solicitors where she was responsible for a full caseload of general crime matters, as well as dealing with high-profile fraud cases. Sarah therefore understands the pressures upon her professional clients and is always keen to work with them to assist with the smooth running of a case.
Sarah prosecutes and defends in all manner of criminal work; she is a Grade 3 prosecutor.
Sarah deals with a vast range of complex cases covering dishonesty offences, sexual offences, violent offences, drug matters, firearm offences and child cruelty cases. Sarah also deals with issues of confiscation.
Sarah enjoys all aspects of oral and written advocacy and prides herself on her ability to convey legal advice in a practical way. Sarah also particularly enjoys legal argument. Sarah is on hand to provide advice both in written format and more informally on the telephone, as required, to those that instruct her.
Sarah also undertakes prison law matters, namely parole hearings. This work compliments her criminal practice and vice versa.
Member of the CBA
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Sarah is Diplock scholar.
Grade 3 CPS Counsel