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Public Law Solicitor
Sarah joined Simpson Millar in March 2017, and has nearly six years’ experience in the legal profession.
As a member of our Public Law team, she specialises in bringing Judicial Review challenges on behalf of vulnerable individuals.
Sarah received a BA degree in Philosophy and Theology from Oxford University in 2010, following which she studied Law at the University of Law, earning her LLB qualification in 2013. She then completed her training contract at Linklaters LLP, qualifying into their Litigation department.
Based in our London office, Sarah frequently acts for victims of human trafficking and county lines exploitation, homeless children, care leavers and individuals who are unlawfully detained. She is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor on behalf of protected parties in decisions involving their accommodation and support.
Sarah also helps individuals to bring damages claims against public bodies, seeking compensation for loss or harm suffered as a result of failures to provide adequate protection or support.
Before joining the Public Law team at Simpson Millar, she worked in the Housing Department of the Mary Ward Legal Centre, and fought cases on behalf of many clients all the way up to Judicial Review.
Interests outside of work
Sarah has carried out pro bono work for several organisations including Bail for Immigration Detainees, the Centre for Criminal Appeals, Amicus, and the Centre for Reproductive Rights.