Called 1990 – Middle Temple
Business Law BA (Hons)
A specialist criminal practitioner for 20 years and a member of No. 1 since pupillage.
Sarah prosecutes and defends regularly in Nottingham, Leicester and Derby Crown Courts in all areas of criminal law, including Robbery, Serious Violent and Sexual Offences, Arson and Fraud.
She is a reputable practitioner who is renowned for her ability to deal with sensitive cases and vulnerable or difficult clients. She has a great deal of experience of AG Reference and Court of Appeal work and has been involved in several high profile cases reaching the national news.
Noteworthy cases include:
R v Pinnock – Junior counsel in a nine handed gang murder
R v Lambert – Leading junior in the Lincoln Prison Mutiny
R v Spiers – Junior counsel in a historic sexual abuse case involving 9 victims
R v Funess – Junior counsel in a 5 month fraud trial.
Sarah enjoys a wide range of leisure activities mainly revolving around sport and her family and has a keen interest in travel and exploration.