LL.B (Hons) (Edinburgh)

Dip LP (Edinburgh)

Special interests


Public law, including judicial review and human rights



Sarah specialises in family law, child law and criminal law.

Prior to calling to the bar, Sarah gained 6 years of experience in all aspects of family and criminal court work. As a solicitor, she has conducted many cases in the Sheriff Court involving permanence and adoption, referral proceedings and children’s hearing appeals. She also has particular experience in financial provision, divorce, cohabitation, residence and contact. She acted as instructing solicitor for an interested party in judicial review proceedings which were ultimately appealed to the Supreme Court.

Sarah has instructed counsel in numerous high court trials and has been involved in the preparation of complex and long-running criminal proceedings.

Sarah is also a regular writer for Greens Family Law Bulletin.