Sarah Pritchard


Personal Injury

Manchester

36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082

Leeds

5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123

Birmingham

Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Stephen Loxton
Paul Clarke
Rory Davis

Personal Injury

Sarah is predominantly involved in high value claims involving catastrophic injury, (brain and spinal injury, quadriplegia, paraplegia) and significant psychiatric injury. Her expertise in clinical negligence work makes her ideally suited for cases of the utmost severity which have complex medical causation and quantum issues.  


Significant Reported Cases


Johnson v Warburtons LTD [2014] EWCA Civ 258 (12 March 2014) 


Profile

Year of Call: 1993

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Negligence

Personal Injury

 

Memberships

Personal Injuries Bar Association
Committee member of the Northern Circuit Medical Law Association
Northern and North Eastern Circuit

 

Qualifications

University:Manchester

Degree:  LLB (Hons) Lydia Kemp Scholarship and RG Lawton Prize

Year of Call:1993 (Gray's Inn) Junior scholarship     

Joined Chambers:1994

 

Recommendations

Chambers UK 2017

"She is robust in negotiations with the opposite side." "She is feisty, thorough and on top of the evidence, so she knows all the caveats we could use to put pressure on the other side."

Chambers UK 2016

"She's very savvy about how the opponent will behave. She's very forthright and sensible."

"She's really thorough and good with clients."

“Incredibly adept at dealing with difficult experts and conditions. She can cut through to the key issues and gets straight to the point. Extremely good on the medical aspects, and is formidable in court, where her attention to detail is very impressive.”

Chambers UK 2015

"She possesses excellent advocacy skills - she's a formidable cross-examiner." "She is really patient, supportive and understanding of her clients' needs."

Chambers UK 2014

Sarah Pritchard is approachable, practical, good in round-table meetings and quick to get to the heart of the case. "She is a fighter and will stand by her convictions."

Chambers UK 2013

Sarah Pritchard has a broad clinical negligence practice which covers the full breadth of both contentious and non-contentious work. She is "excellent on her feet," and is praised for "her superb cross-examination and negotiation skills."

 

Legal 500:

‘A personable practitioner with excellent advocacy skills.’ - 2017

"Gets to the crux of the case quickly" - 2015

"She never fails to deliver"  - 2014

"Sarah Pritchard is recommended for clinical negligence claims".

"Sarah Prtichard is praised for her 'technical ability, interpersonal skills and good bedside manner'"

"birth injury specialist 'knows how to question an expert witness' in complex cases"

"is a very strong junior in complex and severe cases"

"Sarah Pritchard has a busy catastrophic injury practice"

"Sarah Pritchard has moved up a gear in catastrophic injury work".

 

 

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