Areas of Practice: Public law children, Abduction, Adoption, Private law
Sara regularly accepts instructions from Local Authorities and Children’s Guardians, as well as parents and other interested parties at all levels of court. Sara is known for her straightforward, down-to-earth approach in both conference and written advice and for her fearless negotiation and cross-examination in court. She is an arduous courtroom advocate and highly regarded as a practitioner and opponent. Sara is a fine example of an advocate who masters the most complex of facts and evidence and always aims to explain them in a manner understandable to her various lay clients.
Sara has acted predominantly in public law children cases over the past 15years in cases involving baby-shaking, fictitious and/or induced illness, personality disorders, complex and/or conflicting expert evidence, drug and alcohol abuse and sexual abuse.
Sara enjoys travel and has extensively travelled around Australia and south east Asia.
Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law (1995)
BA (Hons), University of Cambridge (Wolfson College) (1994)