Sarah Ackland specialises in Criminal and Mental Health Law.
Sarah is an experienced Criminal Advocate, she has represented many people facing high profile cases amongst which were a Naval Officer accused of Grounding a submarine and several allegations of Murder. Sarah is the manager of our well known and respected Crown Court Department and has higher courts advocacy rights. She has a particular expertise in dealing with clients accused of complex drugs conspiracy cases.
Mental Health Law
Sarah Ackland has been a member of the Mental Health Accreditation Scheme since 2013. She has experience of representing individuals in respect of all aspects under the Mental Health Act. She regularly represents clients before the Mental Health Tribunal, Manager’s hearings, Nearest Relative displacement applications, aftercare arrangements and complex forensic cases.
Areas of specialism
Mental Health, Mental Capacity and Criminal Defence
- Criminal Duty Solicitor
- Mental Health Panel Accredited
- Police Station Accredited Representative
Committee Member of the Mental Health Lawyers Association