Sarah specialises in infrastructure planning. She has over 10 years of experience in advising a wide range of public and private sector clients, helping them to secure the special consents they need to successfully deliver railway, highway, energy, flood defence and other major projects.
She offers expertise in drafting legislative instruments, public inquiry work, securing compulsory purchase powers, drafting and negotiating agreements and advising generally on planning, environmental and heritage issues.
Sarah also has a keen interest in public law and regularly advises public bodies on a wide range of issues relevant to the lawful exercise of their functions.
Sarah is dual qualified in Scots and English law and regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on current issues in her areas of expertise.
Extremely hard-working, clear-headed, very personable and delightful to work with.
Chambers and Partners UK 2019
Sarah Clark - 'A rising star.'
Chambers & Partners UK 2017
Sarah Clark - 'Sharp, effective, with a superb bedside manner and a flexibility of style which enables her to lead and shape events easily.'
Chambers & Partners UK 2018
‘Thorough, very effective and personable.’ Sarah Clark who made partner in 2016 is a ‘rising star in the planning firmament.’
Legal 500 UK 2017