Sarah Hallett


Criminal Defence

Sarah is a partner in our Criminal Defence Team.

Sarah joined the firm in 2013 as a trainee solicitor, having previously spent time undertaking work experience at the firm during her summer vacations from University. Sarah has always been extremely passionate about a career in criminal defence and developed this throughout her training before qualifying as a solicitor, and taking a position working in the criminal defence department in 2015. In 2016, she was awarded Hampshire Law Society Junior Solicitor of the Year Award with support from a local District Judge.

Sarah progressed in her career at Churchers and remains committed to ensuring the best outcome for all of her clients – she has a vast range of experience representing clients from the outset for all offences from shop lifting to murder.

Sarah has been an accredited member of the Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme for many years and continues to represent clients both at the police station and the Magistrates Court and Youth Court. Sarah also has significant experience preparing Crown Court cases alongside Counsel.

She is a valued member of our youth team and has a particular interest in acting for vulnerable youth clients including those with mental health issues, victims of modern slavery and children in the care system. Sarah is able to quickly establish a relationship with youth clients who are often very distrustful of professionals. Sarah spends time getting to know her clients and has a proactive approach

Sarah is a committee member for the Hampshire Incorporated Law Society.

Sarah’s work is supervised by other partners within the team.

And In Her Spare Time

Sarah enjoys running, fitness, hiking and most outdoor activities!

My Clients Love What I Do

“Sarah was friendly and approachable and explained everything clearly”
“The helpfulness and advice from your staff was brilliant, thanks for everything”
“I was left with a complete sense of ease, with no worries at all during my time with Sarah. It was as if a weight had been lifted off my shoulders, Sarah informed me of every possible detail I needed to know and would highly recommend Sarah to anyone I know

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