Sarah Prentice is an Associate Solicitor in the Court Department. Sarah speaks fluent Spanish and studied for one year in Spain as part of her law degree. Sarah has experience in both Civil and Criminal Law. Sarah has represented clients in summary trials, sheriff and jury trials and has instructed Counsel in the High Court of Justiciary.
Sarah also has significant experience in family, mental health and adults with incapacity law. Sarah represents clients in divorce proceedings, child welfare hearings and children’s referrals regularly. Sarah is appointed as a curatrix ad litem for Hearings of the Mental Health Tribunals for Scotland and regularly represents patients subject to compulsory measures of treatment and hospital detentions. Sarah has significant experience in private Guardianship applications and has also represented Adults with Incapacity in opposing Guardianship orders.
Sarah has a keen interest in human rights and advocating for vulnerable people in society. Sarah has a friendly and supportive approach to her clients.
Sarah has served as a committee Member of the Scottish Young Lawyers Association and is currently a Committee Member of the Law Society of Scotland Mental Health and Disability Sub-Committee.