Sadie is recognised as having particular expertise in defending public liability claims involving assault, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, misfeasance in public office, breach of confidence and Human Rights Act claims. She also undertakes high value and complex employers' liability claims.
Sadie has acted in a number of high profile cases including Article 2 Inquests and is currently part of the team advising Operation Resolve, the new criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster
Advising on a claim concerning a claimant forced into a witness re-location programme following negligent disclosure of his role as an informer in relation to gangland crimes
Acting on behalf of a constabulary on a high profile Article 2 Inquest, successfully arguing that the doormen who restrained the deceased at the time of his death were not acting as agents of the state
Settling a £300,000 employers' liability claim for £10,000
Advising on Human Rights Act claims on behalf of the police