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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

OFFICES 1L AND 1M, HIGHSTONE HOUSE, 165 HIGH STREET, BARNET, EN5 5SU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0333 772 0409
Web:
www.duncanlewis.com
Duncan Lewis Solicitors, Sara Upton, Barnet, ENGLAND

Sara Upton

Tel:
Work 07920077026
Email:
Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Work Department

Family

Position

Sara is a director within the family and childcare department and handles a broad variety of family and childcare proceedings, with a particular speciality in adoption cases, care orders, emergency protection orders, special guardianship orders and supervision orders.

Sara undertakes the majority of her own advocacy and specialises in representing parents, extended family members, children's guardians and children in care proceedings. She has experience in dealing with many complex cases involving non-accidental injury, sexual abuse, domestic violence, alcohol and drug dependency and female genital mutilation (FGM). Sara regularly represents vulnerable clients with mental health and learning difficulties, as well as clients who require the use of an interpreter.

She is committed to representing children who have separated from their guardians, and works hard to build trusting relationships so that the children feel confident and able to participate in the court process.

Career

Sara was admitted as a solicitor in 2006 and she joined Duncan Lewis as a partner-level director in 2018.

Member

Sara is a Law Society Children’s Panel member, which means she demonstrated the required level of competence and specialist knowledge, as defined by the Law Society, in all areas of children law and the representation of children.

Education

Sara completed her LPC at the College of Law, Guildford and her LLB (Hons) at the University of Reading

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