Sarah Brown

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sarah-brown-profileSolicitor – Community Care

Sarah joined Ridley & Hall in 2010 following the completion of her Law Degree. Whilst working at Ridley & Hall she studied the Legal Practice Course part time over two years, completing it in 2012.

Sarah initially joined the firm as part of the Care Department as a Legal Secretary before progressing to a Paralegal and subsequently a Solicitor. Sarah started her Training Contract in December 2015.

Sarah primarily assists clients on a variety of issues in relation to adoption. She has particularly developed a specialism in advising clients on the adoption process and adoption disruptions.

Sarah also assists clients in respect of Care Proceedings, Child Protection Issues and Special Guardianship Orders. Sarah has over 5 years’ experience in working with clients throughout Care Proceedings.

Sarah is a valued member of the team who has a client focused and friendly approach which has been praised by clients. She adopts a sympathetic and understanding approach to all her clients. Sarah also has experience in family law including divorce proceedings and Non Molestation Orders.

Outside of work Sarah has a keen interest in traveling and has undertaken a variety of charity projects which have involved working with families in different continents including Africa.

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