Sarah Ackland specialises in Criminal and Mental Health Law
Sarah is an experienced Criminal Advocate, with extensive case experience including Murder allegations, large and complex drug conspiracies and a Naval Officer accused of Grounding a submarine. Sarah is an experienced and forthright advocate who will defend your position vigorously whilst also dealing with you on a compassionate and personal level throughout your entire case proceedings.
Mental Health Law
Sarah has been a member of the Mental Health Accreditation Scheme since 2013 and has quickly become a leading figure in this area of work. 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