Sarah joined Burton & Dyson in 2006 as a trainee Solicitor, before qualifying in 2009.
Throughout her time at Burton & Dyson, Sarah has worked in a wide range of legal areas, including property matters, landlord and tenant and commercial work.
Sarah developed a specialism in mental health law and has wide experience representing patients before Mental Health Review Tribunals and Hospital Managers Hearings. Sarah is a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme and advises both those detained under the Mental Health Act and their families.
Sarah’s main area of work is in the private client field, specifically in relation to Wills and Probate work. She advises clients in relation to the completion of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney and acts in the administration of estates and the registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney. Sarah has also assisted clients in making Deputyship applications in the Court of Protection.
Sarah is an affiliate member of the Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP) and prides herself on her ability to put clients at ease, providing advice and assistance in a straightforward and understandable manner. Sarah is part of West Lindsey Dementia Action Alliance, a group which aims to raise awareness of dementia and related issues in order to assist those affected by dementia and their carers. Together, the group are working towards making West Lindsey a dementia friendly community.
Away from work, Sarah’s time is taken up by her two small children, who ensure there is never a dull moment!