Sarah Knight > The 36 Group > London, England > Lawyer Profile

The 36 Group
Gray's Inn, 4 Field Court

Work Department

36 Crime


Sarah is very experienced in handling cases involving especially vulnerable complainants, including particularly young children and involving children and adults with learning difficulties, who require the support of an intermediary; and also Defendants with learning difficulties, requiring the support of an intermediary.

A significant volume of her cases in this area of expertise have been historic abuse cases often within the family setting, but also including social workers, teachers, foster carers and religious leaders. Her expertise includes dealing with complex disclosure matters in cases of this kind.

Work undertaken:

Murder & Manslaughter
Causing Death by Dangerous or Careless Driving
Violence and Public Disorder
Domestic Violence
Rape and Sexual Offences including Indecent Images of Children
Child Cruelty
Financial Crime including Fraud Money Landering and Confiscation
Robbery and Burglary

Sarah also has considerable experience in dealing with cases involving juveniles, adults with mental health and learning difficulties, and also in dealing with cases requiring the use of interpreters.


Call: 1996.

Career highlights:

University of Westminster – Diploma in Law
University of Nottingham – BA (Hons) in French with German
Level 4 Prosecutor since 2007
Rape Specialist
Languages: French, German & Italian

Areas of experience:

Serious Sexual Offences
Serious & Complex Crime


French, German and Italian


Criminal Bar Association
Midland Circuit


University of Westminster – Diploma in Law
University of Nottingham – BA (Hons) in French with German

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Sarah KnightThe 36 Group ‘Sarah is engaged by the prosecuting authorities on difficult and sensitive cases for good reason- sympathetic and closely attuned to the demands that they place on counsel.’