Sarah Clarke QC

Call 1994 | Silk 2017

Sarah Clarke QC | Call 1994 | Silk 2017

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Overview

Sarah represents families, doctors and Hospital Trusts at inquests throughout the country. She is particularly experienced in inquests which engage Article 2 ECHR and those involving juries, where her background in jury trials and cross-examination makes her particularly effective.

Inquests & Inquiries

Sarah Clarke acts in Sam Boon inquest,a high profile inquest involving the sudden death of a teenager. Click here for press coverage.

“She is extremely well prepared, very knowledgeable and puts the client at the heart of her advice.”
Chambers & Partners

experience & expertise

Sarah represents families, doctors and hospital Trusts at inquests throughout the country and is an important senior member of our Inquest and Inquiries team.

  • Re S inquest (2015): Representing a Junior Doctor who was being “scapegoated” by the Hospital Trust in respect of the death of a patient. As a result of cross-examination of the Trust’s witnesses, I successfully established that she was not at fault.
  • Re X inquest (2015): Representing a Hospital Trust in an Article Jury inquest involving the suicide of a voluntary mental health patient.
  • Dorothy Ross inquest (2014): Represented a Hospital Trust in an Article 2 inquest involving issues of unlawful killing and neglect.
  • Sam Boon inquest (2014): Acted for the family GP in this high profile inquest involving the sudden death from heat stroke of a teenager on a World Challenge expedition in Morocco.
    Click here for press coverage
  • Representing a GP Practice in an inquest into the death of a care in the community patient. (2013-14)
  • Representing a GP’s practice in Article 2 Jury inquest involving death of patient sectioned under Mental Health Act. (2014)
  • Representing ‘Out of Hours’ GP service in inquest concerning death by suicide. (2014)