Sarah has 22 years of experience in dealing with all aspects of Family Law.
Sarah has specialist experience and knowledge of all areas of childcare law, including Private Law disputes between parents, some of which have involved the permanent removal of children from the jurisdiction and all aspects of Public Law proceedings to include placement order proceedings and Special Guardianship. Sarah is experienced in matters concerning domestic abuse and injunctions and is as an All Issues Family Mediator. She has regularly conducted mediations associated with divorce and finances as well as cohabitation disputes and matters relating to children.
As a member of Resolution, Sarah is keen to resolve issues in a non-confrontational way. She has a holistic approach to situations and works tirelessly for her clients, ensuring the very best outcomes for them.
Sarah prides herself in her down to earth approach. Offering clients advice in straightforward language but also with sympathy and kindness.
Sarah has regularly represented parents, grandparents and other family members in proceedings. She has represented clients at all levels of the family court system and has experience of dealing with clients with mental health issues and learning difficulties and have dealt with cases where she has been instructed by the Official Solicitor.
Achievements & Accreditations
Sarah commenced training in 1998 and qualified as a Legal Executive in June 2002. She went on to become a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in July 2005 before obtaining an Advocacy Certificate to gain further rights in the Family Court, qualifying as one of the first Legal Executive Advocates (family) in October 2010.
Sarah is an all issues Mediator and has been undertaking Mediation regularly in family disputes since 2012. She is able to undertake MIAMS.
Sarah is a member of Resolution and the Family Mediation Council.
Sarah has lived in Hertfordshire for most of her life and knows the local area well.
She has a very busy family life, having 2 young children, a husband and a dog to look after so likes to spend as much time away on holiday as she is able to. In her previous life she was very active, enjoying boot camp and football.