Sarah Ackland LLB

Managing Director, Solicitor Advocate

Sarah Ackland specialises in Criminal and Mental Health Law

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. 

Mental Capacity Law

Sarah has a caseload of complex Court of Protection matters. Sarah represents those that lack capacity and their family members. Sarah receives instructions from RPRs, IMCA’s and the Official Solicitor.

Criminal 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.

Areas of specialism

Mental Health, Mental Capacity and Criminal Defence

Panel Memberships

  • Criminal Duty Solicitor

  • Mental Health Panel Accredited 

  • Police Station Accredited Representative
  • Higher Rights of Audience