Sarah specialises in public law proceedings relating to children. She acts mainly for local authorities, but also regularly represents parents, children and other family members.
At the start of her career Sarah also practiced criminal and civil law, giving her a breadth of other experience to draw upon when approaching new cases.
Sarah is developing her experience in more complex areas of public law, having acted in cases involving serious non-accidental injury, sexual abuse, female genital mutilation and radicalisation.
Sarah has a growing reputation as a fastidiously prepared advocate who is determined to achieve the right result for her clients.
In her spare time Sarah enjoys rugby, cycling, baking and travel.
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Sarah is regularly instructed in public law proceedings in the Family Court and the High Court. She acts for local authorities, parents, Guardians and other interested parties. Sarah also has experience of making urgent applications to the High Court under its inherent jurisdiction.
Sarah also represents parties in private cases, including applications for Child Arrangements Orders. She also has experience of making and resisting applications for Occupation Orders and Non-Molestation Orders.
Sarah recognises the challenges faced by many individuals in private law disputes in light of changes to legal aid funding and has accepted instructions on a pro bono basis.