Sarah Chatburn 

Membership Status: Barrister - Full Member

General Information

Sarah is a skilled and approachable advocate known for her good judgment and ability to get to grips with core issues quickly. She is based in the East Midlands and is happy to travel.

Areas of law

Sarah has been instructed on over 5,000 civil litigation hearings, and her main areas of practice are:

Personal Injury

Sarah has a thriving personal injury practice built on the experience she has gained from the vast amount of Stage 3 oral hearings and disposals she has undertaken. She is a popular choice of counsel for many who instruct her because of her wealth of knowledge on obtaining the best results for her clients.

Sarah also has expertise in dealing with low velocity impact (claimant LVI) cases whereby causation is denied, and fundamental dishonesty is raised.

Experienced in:


Sarah has a great deal of experience representing claimants and defendants at costs and case management hearings.


Encompassing a wide range of litigation, Sarah’s insolvency practice includes petitions for bankruptcy and winding up petitions in both the County Court and the High Court.


Her civil practice regularly includes landlord and tenant and mortgage-related hearings.


Sarah has dealt with many different types of application hearings over her 10 years of practice. She has been instructed on countless applications ranging from summary judgments and injunctions to appeal hearings across different areas of civil law.

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Sarah has experience and is happy to act in any contractual disputes arising at small claims and fast track level from simple debt collection through to misrepresentation.

Personal Interests

Sarah is married with 2 children. Her spare time is spent with her family. Away from her busy practice, Sarah loves to fit in as many holidays as she possibly can with the excuse of showing her children as much culture as possible! She enjoys all kinds of sports, from table tennis to snow skiing and water skiing.





I was most impressed with Sarah [Chatburn] who did an excellent job for us in front of the Judge. I will be more than happy if she represents us again at anything else.

Lay client Housing matter instructed by SLC Solicitors

The client would like you to know that you [Sarah Chatburn] had explained everything to her so clearly that it very much put her at ease, she advised that your manner with the children was impeccable and that you were a credit to your company and your profession and that she thanks you very much for your help on that day. With that in mind I would also like to thank you very much for your assistance and leaving our clients with a positive experience of the claims process

Lay client Personal Injury matter

Sarah Chatburn

phone01823 247 247

Qualified in 2008