Sarah Martin Family Law Partner

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Sarah is Head of the Family Law Team at Barr Ellison, qualified as a solicitor for 20 years, she has significant experience as a divorce and family law solicitor. A specialist in dealing with financial claims that arise upon relationship breakdown, Sarah frequently acts for high net worth individuals with extensive trusts, business and pension assets taking a commercially focused approach often dealing with complex financial matters.

For those seeking to preserve property assets or pre-acquired wealth upon marriage or setting up home together, Sarah provides comprehensive advice in respect of wealth protection options, including pre- and post-nuptial agreements and living together agreements.

Supported by an in-house team, Sarah is also appointed as a professional Trustee in respect of family and personal injury trusts.

I cannot thank Sarah and her team enough for the understanding and compassion through a very traumatic time in my life. They were always on hand to help me put things back into perspective.

Angela Dickinson

Sarah deals with arrangements for children on a relationship breakdown, providing sensible and practical advice and assistance to those seeking to secure a solution whether that is by way of agreement between parents or contested child arrangements proceedings, applications to remove from the jurisdiction, prohibitive steps and specific issue orders.

Sarah qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and is a member of Resolution sitting on the local Resolution committee. Sarah joined Barr Ellison in 2015 from a Band 1 (Chambers) black country firm and became a Partner in August 2017.

Your service was excellent. You were efficient and professional but at the same time friendly and approachable.

Pat Murphy

Sarah, quite simply, thank you for helping me to make everything happen.

Ms Habbick of Cambridge
Divorce: Alternatives to Court

Divorce: Alternatives to Court

Resolving financial matters by making an application to the court may not be the best route for every couple facing divorce. For some, alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation, collaborative law and arbitration offer [...]