Sarah Przybylska

Sarah Przybylska

"Sarah is a really, really good cross-examiner: she keeps you on the edge of your seat and is devastating."

Chambers UK 2024
Year of call: 2006
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Sarah Przybylska’s work encompasses advice and advocacy across professional discipline, fraud, crime, and public law. She was appointed as Treasury Counsel in 2020 and a Recorder on the South Eastern Circuit in Jan 2022.

Notable instructions include prosecuting the Finsbury Park mosque attack, the E17 ’night stalker’, the oldest double jeopardy murder yet prosecuted and acting on behalf of the Medical Defence Union at the Infected Blood Inquiry. She recently advised on Jersey’s first ever sex trafficking prosecution, leading to a conviction.

Sarah is instructed as leading counsel and as junior to King’s Counsel, as well as to act alone. She has a reputation for excellent advocacy backed up by careful preparation and a keen intellect. She provides training to professionals including medical and dental experts and investigators.

She was shortlisted as Crime Junior of the Year in Chambers UK Bar Awards 2022.

Sarah accepts Direct Access instructions.

What others say:

“Sarah gives really practical advice with an eye on where we are going. She gives advice which can be difficult to hear, with great compassion and expertise.” – Chambers UK 2024 (Professional Discipline)

“She’s great to work with, clear, focused and always pragmatic. Sarah handles exceptionally sensitive matters with great care.” – Chambers UK 2024 (Professional Discipline)

“Sarah is always able to deliver. Incredibly agile, intelligent and brilliant to work with.” – Chambers UK 2024 (Professional Discipline)

“She’s diligent, hard-working and a good communicator.” – Chambers UK 2024 (Crime)

“Sarah is a really, really good cross-examiner: she keeps you on the edge of your seat and is devastating.” – Chambers UK 2024 (Crime)

“Sarah is an excellent operator. Her technical knowledge and advocacy skills are impressive.” and “Sarah skilfully deals with the most difficult and challenging cases with ease; her technical knowledge and advocacy skills are impressive.” – Legal 500 UK 2024 (Professional Discipline)

“Sarah is calm and measured in her approach. She is always meticulously prepared. She is a very talented lawyer, and is able to make difficult arguments seem straightforward. She is good at handling nervous and vulnerable witnesses, and putting them at ease.” – Legal 500 UK 2024 (Crime)

“Very impressive, she has the right combination of tough adversarial skills and the human touch.” – Chambers UK 2023 (Crime)

“Sarah is phenomenally talented and extremely bright. She always has an excellent grasp of her case.” – Chambers UK 2023 (Professional Discipline)

“Sarah is phenomenally talented and extremely bright. She always has an excellent grasp of her case.” and “She was absolutely brilliant. The right combination of being a tough adversary without losing a human connection.” – Chambers UK 2023 (Professional Discipline)

“Sarah is measured and diligent in her approach, demonstrating excellent judgment and advocacy.” – Legal 500 UK 2023 (Professional Discipline)

“Sarah is a very diligent, respectful and hard-working junior.” – Legal 500 UK 2023 (Crime)

“A prodigy who understands the material in a case quickly and explains it to the jury well. Her strengths are her attention to detail and depth of knowledge in criminal law.” – Chambers UK 2022

“Very intelligent, calm, measured.” – Legal 500 UK 2022

“A very experienced junior who has a nice manner in and out of court.” and “Very elegant, calm and measured.” – Chambers UK 2021

“A very good cross-examiner. She is very concise and incisive when questioning witnesses.” – Chambers UK 2021

“An excellent advocate, she is very impressive and makes good judgements in how the case is presented and handles the client, witnesses and the panel well. An excellent choice of counsel.” – Legal 500 UK 2021

“Her cross-examination of one of the defendants was rigorous and detailed, but carried out in an understated but highly effective manner.” – Legal 500 UK 2021

“She is very well prepared, provides prompt and detailed advice and is extremely able in her advocacy. Clients respond well to her.” – Chambers UK 2020

“Ferociously intelligent and fearless. She provides sensible, pragmatic advice and is well liked by corporate clients.” – Chambers UK 2020

“Detail-oriented and has a wonderful manner with clients.” – Legal 500 2020

“Tenacious and firm in advocacy without alienating those who she is addressing.” – Legal 500 2020

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