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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. 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 > Financial services regulation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Sarah Clarke QCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersVery responsive with an excellent understanding of the regulatory process, having spent time at the FSA and now regularly instructed both by and against the regulator.

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

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Sarah Clarke QCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersSarah is a powerhouse who should not be underestimated. A leader in the field on insider dealing. She is incredibly forensic and tactical, and has authority and composure both in court and on paper. Fantastic with judges and juries.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Sarah Clarke QCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersSarah is highly knowledgeable and experienced. She can make the complicated sound simple and has great rapport with clients.

London Bar > Inquests and inquiries

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Sarah Clarke QCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersHer varied background in law brings strength, and she is totally reliable and practical.