Sarah is a Legal Director and Regulatory lawyer, advising clients in relation to criminal investigations and enforcement.
She has extensive experience in relation to health and safety issues and advises in the aftermath of workplace accidents and fatalities. Where the regulators go on to prosecute corporate entities or directors for health and safety offences, she provides representation throughout the Court process. She acts on behalf of clients investigated under the Corporate Manslaughter & Corporate Homicide Act 2007.
Sarah also has extensive expertise in relation to food safety, trading standards and consumer issues. She has a particular focus on the retail and manufacturing sectors and represents businesses in relation to contaminated food, unhygienic premises, pricing, date coding, labelling, description, product safety and under age sales. She also advises on policy development, particularly on the sufficiency of due diligence systems.
She provides regular training and briefings on upstream/horizon issues to assist clients in achieving compliance with regulatory requirements.
Appearing regularly in the Magistrates' Courts, Sarah has Higher Rights of Audience in the Criminal Courts.
Chambers says Sarah combines “good judgement with attention to detail”. Legal 500 says she remains “one of the stars of the profession”.