(Higher Courts Criminal Proceedings)
Tel: 020 8603 3777
Sarah is a Solicitor-Advocate and is routinely instructed in complex matters throughout the UK. Sarah is able to provide continuity of representation, attending upon clients at the police interview stage through to all POCA proceedings and on to appeal, where necessary. She is also experienced in dealing with VHCC cases, including those with international aspects.
Having been involved in cases ranging from drug supply to sexual offences, complex fraud and money laundering, Sarah has a varied knowledge of many areas of the law. She has defended clients in cases brought by the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, the Crown Prosecution Service, HMP Revenue and Customs, Environment Agency, Trading Standards and local authorities.
Sarah has worked on cases brought under POCA 2002 as well as CJA 1988 and DTA 1994 and has experience of dealing with all aspects of these matters – Restraint Orders, Cash Seizures/Forfeitures, Confiscation Orders, Financial Reporting Orders, Serious Crime Prevention Orders, s11 Extensions of time to pay, s23 Variations, Certificates of Inadequacy (CJA & DTA).
Sarah is regularly referred work by other solicitors and Counsel, who consider her to have excellent judgment, inspiring confidence in her lay clients and putting them at ease during complicated proceedings. Sarah has a professional and meticulous approach to case preparation and appears as Junior Counsel.