Sarah Clarke QC
Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, London
Sarah Clarke QC was called to the Bar in 1994 and took silk in 2017. Her practice encompasses a wide range of fields including financial services, insider dealing, corporate fraud, sexual offences, police and regulatory proceedings and inquests. She sits on the board of the Bar Standards Board, where she is Vice-Chair of the Qualifications Committee, and is a CPS Advocacy Assessor.
Sarah is Chair of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy Training and Accreditation Committee, which monitors advocacy training in the Inns as well as teacher training, accreditation and grading. She has been a graded Teacher Trainer since 2004. Sarah is also a member of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy Working Group on Advocacy and the Vulnerable, which oversees advocacy training for barristers examining vulnerable clients. She is a leading trainer for Inner Temple as Director of the New Practitioners’ Programme, running the annual Keble Advocacy Course and delivering training internationally in a range of locations including Belize, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Sierra Leone and South Africa.
Cross and direct examination, opening and closing submissions, case theory and handling expert witnesses
Preparing for the hearing, handling hearings with advocates and witnesses from different jurisdictions policing cross examination and ensuring an enforceable award
Preparation of your own report, conference to finalise the report and prepare for the hearing and withstanding cross examination on your own report.
Learn what to expect if you are due to give evidence as a witness of fact. What is the best way of preparing for and withstanding cross examination.