Sarah Johnston

Call 2004

johnston@exchangechambers.co.uk

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Police Law

Sarah is an effective advocate who brings fifteen years’ experience in criminal cases to her Police practice.

She has acted for officers in criminal misconduct matters as well in disciplinary proceedings and ancillary applications such as Domestic Violence Protection Orders.

In 2016 Sarah was appointed to sit as a Recorder in the Crown Court. She is one of the youngest Recorders ever appointed.

Police Law Cases

R v S [2019] (Manchester Minshull Street) – Successfully defended charges of controlling and coercive behaviour which were ultimately dismissed.

R v BR [2019] (Preston) – Successfully argued for a suspended sentence for criminal misconduct in public office.

R v C [2019] (Sheffield) – Successfully resisted application for DVPO.