Sarah Cochrane - Senior Associate
Sarah Cochrane joined the Employment team at Carson McDowell in 2012. Sarah attained a degree in law (LLB honours) from Queens University, Belfast in 2005 before embarking on the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at the College of Law in Chester later that year. Sarah trained with DAC Beachcroft LLP in Manchester and qualified as a solicitor into the employment and pensions team in 2009.
Sarah is dual qualified in England, Wales and Northern Irish law. She provides practical employment advice to employers from a wide variety of industries throughout the UK. This advice and assistance is given mainly to human resource officials and management and ranges from day to day ad hoc issues to more detailed, complex advice and project work. Sarah acts for clients in defending claims in the Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal. Sarah also assists Carson McDowell’s Corporate team by providing employment advice in relation to mergers and acquisitions.
Sarah is a committee member of the Employment Law Group for Northern Ireland and a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
The Legal 500 note Sarah's "in-depth understanding and knowledge of the various aspects of employment law." An impressed client stated: "Sarah has the ability to think logical through issues and provide advice that is practical and effective. Sarah is familiar with the legal processes and can proceed quickly and efficiently to a resolution." She is recognised as a stand out name by clients.