Renowned for her expertise in matrimonial finance and in Schedule 1 Children Act, Sally is the first choice for many high net worth and high profile individuals. She is regularly involved in complex £multi million High Court cases and drafting and advising in prenuptial agreements for high net worth individuals. She is known as a robust advocate and is highly praised for her modern and flexible approach.
Frequently invited to lecture, Sally lectures nationally on all aspects of matrimonial finance. Away from Chambers, she enjoys road cycling and spending time with her two children.
Sally has been ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners since 2007. She is a leading silk in the 2020 editions.
As the only matrimonial finance specialist outside London, Sally is highly sought after for big money cases, particularly those involving family businesses, pension sharing and inherited wealth. Her expertise covers all aspects of financial remedy claims, including injunctive relief, advising in relation to family trust issues in divorce and prenuptial agreements.
Section 1 Children Act
Sally is recognised for her expertise in the Schedule 1 Children Act and has notable experience in dealing with complex family arrangements and international cases, often involving high profile individuals.
Family Law Bar Association
International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Richardson-Ruhan v Ruhan 
Roocroft v Ainscow  See news article.
Gohil v Gohil  J v J  EWHC 3654 (Fam)
Bhura v Bhura  EWHC 3633
Richardson v Richardson  EWCA Civ 79
C v C  EWHC 2033 (Fam)  1
“She continues to be the number one barrister in the North of England for complex finance work. She’s charming, yet tenacious – an absolute all-rounder.” “She is extremely balanced in her advice and consultation, and she is one of the most formidable advocates of her generation.”
Chambers and Partners 2020
“In a league of her own – the star of the family Bar in the north.”
Legal 500 2020
“She is the absolute leader in the North West and she knocks spots off many London silks. Her submissions in the Supreme Court left the others standing in my view.” “Not just the star of the Family Bar in Manchester, Sally is one of a select few of the best family law QCs in the country.”
Chambers and Partners 2019
“She has sound judgement and fights hard for her clients; a formidable family law silk”
Legal 500 2019