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Chambers of Angus Moon KC and Michael Horne KC
Serjeants' Inn Chambers


Sarah Clarke QC was called to the Bar in 1994 and took silk in 2017. Sarah’s practice encompasses a wide range of fields including financial services, insider dealing, corporate fraud, sexual offences, police and regulatory proceedings and inquests. She brings her knowledge of the law in many fields to bear on complex cases and has a creative approach to problem solving. She is known for her thorough preparation and ability to master complex issues, particularly in cases involving expert evidence. An earlier edition notes that “she is extremely well prepared, very knowledgeable and puts the client at the heart of her advice.” Please visit the Serjeants’ Inn website for her profile, which sets out full details of her practice (including her time in the Enforcement Division and subsequently the Litigation Department of what was then the FSA) and relevant work of note.


Called 1994; Silk 2017.

Publications of note: Author of ‘Insider Dealing: Law & Practice’ published by OUP & Thomson Reuters, Practical Law – Business Crime & Investigations.


Bar Standards board member 2010-2014, Advocacy Training Council; Inner Temple Advocacy Training Committee; CPS Grade 4 Prosecutor fraud, POCA, rape and general panels; SFO (POCA) A List.


University of Durham (1993 BA (Hons) Law); Inns of Court School of Law (1994).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Sarah Clarke KCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersSarah is well prepared and has good judgement. Her depth of knowledge in contentious financial services regulation is top rate.  Her advocacy style is clear and controlled. She knows how to manage the bench to good effect and her cross-examination is effective.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Sarah Clarke KC  – Serjeants’ Inn Chambers ‘Sarah is the undoubted expert in financial crime. She has been in the cases which have established the necessary definitions of technical terms in regulatory financial legislation.’

London Bar > Inquests and inquiries

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Sarah Clarke KCSerjeants’ Inn Chambers

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Sarah Clarke KCSerjeants’ Inn Chambers ‘Sarah has a wealth of experience of regulatory and disciplinary cases, and an excellent working insight into the regulators concerned. Her advocacy is well-judged and very effective and she is good at cutting to the heart of matters.’

London Bar > Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Sarah Clarke KCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersExtraordinarily proficient leading practitioner in the field of financial services and crime impressive court presence, demonstrable devotion to client’s’ cause and a pleasure to work with.