Inquests & Public Inquiries
Sarah is regularly instructed in coronial proceedings for both professionals and companies. She has appeared in major inquests including the Infected Blood Inquiry, 7/7 inquest and was instructed to represent the Attorney General of Jersey in the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry. Her sensitive and user-friendly approach has won the praise of solicitors and the confidence of the professionals she represents.
Infected Blood Inquiry
Instructed by the Medical Defence Union to represent a series of senior clinicians giving evidence to the Inquiry in relation to the treatment of people with haemophilia in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
Independent Jersey Care Inquiry
Represented the interests of the Attorney General and current and former Law Officers in the Inquiry into the alleged abuse of children in state care in Jersey.
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
Advised a national children’s charity on disclosure and provision of evidence to the Inquiry.
Inquest into the death of X
Represented a doctor who supplied controlled drugs to a friend who then choked to death. Finding of death by misadventure.
Inquest into the death of Y
Represented a GP who treated an elderly woman who died in circumstances suggestive of neglect. Narrative finding with no criticism of the doctor.
Inquest into the death of Q
Represented a dentist whose haemophiliac patient bled to death following an extraction. Narrative finding with no criticism of the dentist.