Sarah Clarke

Sarah has extensive experience in criminal litigation. Sarah is a highly competent and respected advocate dealing with all aspects of advocacy from conducting Magistrates’ Court trials to regular attendance in the Youth Court.

Sarah developed an excellent reputation as a criminal defence advocate in East Sussex and continued her career development by obtaining her Higher Rights of audience in October 2011.

Sarah has managed and prepared her own Crown Court caseload dealing with serious matters such as murder, fraud and drug Importation. Sarah now conducts her own Crown Court Advocacy allowing her to provide continuity for sometimes extremely vulnerable clients.

Sarah has extensive experience in successfully defending high value drugs cases including recently defending a £5 million drug importation case. Sarah has also successfully defended a £1.2 million multi-handed conspiracy to defraud case and also has extensive experience defending murder and serious assault cases.

Sarah has also earned a reputation for dealing effectively with clients with severe mental health difficulties.