Sarah has 9 years’ experience in Court of Protection work largely acting for family members and for protected parties where the litigation friend is a family member.
She has 21 years’ experience in Community Care work and her knowledge of Judicial Review gives her a particular strength when considering and advising on public law issues which arise in Court of Protection work.
She was accredited to the Law Society’s Mental Health Panel and Children Panel for over 22 years. She is an experienced advocate and has extensive experience of advising and representing vulnerable adults. She is a trained family mediator and has been described by counsel as ‘very good’ at dealing with the difficult issues that can arise between parties in the Court of Protection.
“Sarah Lerner excels at complex cases with mental capacity and mental health law. There is no one better.”The Legal 500 2024