Sarah was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in September 2021. She completed her pupillage in March 2022. Sarah’s pupillage was primarily in Family Law with a combination of Public and Private Proceedings. Sarah also gained experience in Criminal matters.
Sarah is currently accepting instructions in all areas of practice.
2021; Degree of Barrister-at-Law, The Honourable Society of the Inn of Court of Northern Ireland
2021; Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies (Distinction), Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University Belfast
2020; LLB Law Degree (1st Class), Queens University Belfast
J.P.B Maxwell Scholarship (First Place Barrister Trainee)
Eoin Higgins Prize (Top Barrister Trainee)
Cleaver Fulton Rankin Prize (Highest Standard in the Wills element of the Private Client Module – Barrister)
Martin McBirney Memorial Prize (Highest Standard in the Summary element of the Criminal Litigation Module – Barrister)
Judge Corinne Philpott QC Memorial Prize (Highest Standard in the Criminal Litigation Module – Barrister)
Bencher’s Advocacy Prize (First Place)
2021; Eoin Higgins Memorial Moot, IPLS
2021; Selected to participate as an Advocate in the Scottish Moot, IPLS
2019-2021; Student Mooting Officer, Queens University Belfast