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Sarah Scullion

Senior Associate

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“Thank you so much for everything you have done! You’ve been a true rock and a real support for myself and really all of my family since all of this began”

Sarah specialises in Family Law and represents clients across a wide range of matters including private children disputes, divorce and the dissolution of civil partnerships, financial settlements, nuptial agreements, and issues relating to cohabiting couples. Sarah joined Freeths in February 2021, and after a successful running in period, was promoted to Senior Associate to reflect the strength of her capabilities and client offering. Clients value Sarah’s pragmatic yet compassionate approach. She takes care to understand her client’s objectives and is skilled in adapting her advice to focus on the key needs of her clients, cutting through the issues and ensuring the most appropriate approach is taken.

Sarah has an established practice of representing clients across a wide range of financial claims on divorce, including those involving high net worth individuals and complicated asset structures. Sarah also represents clients in complex children disputes, predominantly representing clients engaged in court proceedings, including where serious accusations have been made against a parent.

Sarah is proud to be a qualified Collaborative Practitioner, reflecting her dedication to resolving issues outside of court in a forward thinking and family focussed way. She is an active member of Resolution and is co-chair of North and West Yorkshire’s Young Resolution committee.

Sarah represents clients primarily in the North of England, although her client base stretches across the country including the Midlands/South. Sarah also represents clients in cases with international features, due either to the location of parties or the assets.

Sarah is listed as a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 (2024 edition).

Sarah has been ranked as an Associate to Watch in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition).

To contact Sarah or for more information…

Call: 0345 404 1758
Mobile: 0797 389 6977
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‘Sarah Scullion has been a very good and astute addition to the team at Freeths. She shows great expertise as a more junior solicitor and is collaboratively trained. It is clear that he has a real knack for family law. Her client care skills are excellent.’

(The Legal 500, 2024)

“Sarah Scullion is an extremely committed individual with a high level of client care and able to deal with the most complex of cases in an efficient and sensitive manner.”

(The Legal 500, 2024)

“Sarah is efficient but thorough and very supportive throughout the process.”

(Chambers & Partners, 2024)

“Sarah is an all-round diamond who goes above and beyond to deliver. She has understood my approach and has delivered a great level of service.”

(Chambers & Partners, 2024)

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