Family and Civil since 1999
“A rare thoroughness, tenacity in the field and real skill”
"Incisive. Great verve and determination in all she does"
“ Pro-active, supportive and forthright, Sarah instills realism and confidence”
“A tower of understanding and strength in a case”
Private Family Law – Children
Sarah is an expert in complex private children family law encompassing domestic abuse, allegations of harm, drug and alcohol misuse, education disputes, alienation allegations, expert evidence issues, national and international relocation.
A strong, capable and exceptional advocate, clients especially welcome Sarah’s calm and supportive approach. Sarah is a leader in her field.
Civil, Commercial, Property and Employment, Dispute Resolution
Sarah advises and represents businesses and consumers across a wide range of civil claims, including construction disputes, and as diverse as Dog Stud disputes. Sarah is completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Arbitration with RICS, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
Sarah has experience of the full range of Employment Tribunal claims, especially redundancy and equality / discrimination, as well as civil claims such as Directors’ and senior managers’ duties (fiduciary and otherwise), Restrictive covenants, Team moves, Setting up in competition, Springboard and other injunctions. Termination of directors and director-shareholders employment
Member of the General Council of the Bar of England & Wales Legal Services Committee, and Equality, Diversity and Social Mobility Retention Panel.
Post Graduate Dip. Law, University of Northumbria
Bar Vocational Course, University of Northumbria
BA Honours European Politics & French, University of Durham