Ms Sara Sutherland > Chambers of Bill Braithwaite KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite KC
Exchange Chambers
M3 3NW

Work Department

Personal Injury; Inquests


Sara is an experienced junior who is regularly instructed in multi track personal injury and clinical negligence cases on behalf of both claimants and defendants. Sara prides herself on providing a proactive, engaging, thorough approach with each case and a robust approach with her opponents.

Having been appointed as an Assistant Coroner in June 2011, Sara acts on behalf of families, medical professionals and health care providers, employers, insurers and care homes. Sara is able to provide advice about any aspect leading up to and including the inquest.

Sara is regularly instructed in cases involving clinical negligence, dealing with cases of surgical and pharmaceutical negligence, dental negligence, misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, inappropriate treatment and failure to obtain informed consent. Sara prides herself on her client care skills – she is affable, amiable and accessible.


Called 2004; Assistant Deputy Coroner (2011)


  • Leeds Girls High School
  • Undergraduate Degree: 2:1 BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Stirling
  • Post graduate Diploma in Law at Manchester Metropolitan University, Very Competent
  • Bar Vocational Course, Manchester Metropolitan University, Very Competent

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Inquests and inquiries

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Sara Sutherland – Exchange Chambers

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Sara Sutherland – Exchange ChambersSara is very efficient and uses technology well. She is always available to discuss cases and tactics and has great empathy when dealing with sensitive issues.’