- Inns of Court School of Law (BVC)
- Huddersfield University - LLB
- CPS Advocates Panel - Cat 4 (R)
- Criminal Bar Association
- Northern Circuit
- South Eastern Circuit
After initially practising in London, Miss Booth returned home to the North joining Deans Court Chambers in 2005.
A criminal practitioner, Sarah has extensive experience as a junior and led-junior in offences of:
- Violence, up to and including manslaughter and murder;
- Serious sexual offences particularly child sex offences, historic rape and gang rape;
- Financial crime, with significant experience of money laundering and fraud;
- People trafficking;
- Drug importation, production and supply;
- Serious crime in general.
She has a significant practice both defending and as a category 4 prosecutor and is also on the rape panel
Her Regulatory Crime practice includes prison law and defending in the General Medical Council. Miss Booth argues complex road traffic cases throughout the North West.
Miss Booth regularly lectures in chambers to Solicitors’ firms, prosecuting authorities and interested professional bodies.
Miss Booth has been interviewed by the BBC for their radio show File on 4 - Memory on Trial. To hear the radio broadcast please follow the link below
R -v- Kapikanya and Others - Operation Forfeit
Junior Counsel for the Crown in the successful prosecution of 7 defendants in a £7 million conspiracy to defraud trial which lasted 10 weeks codenamed Operation Forfeit
R v Afzal and Others
prosecution of 16 defendants involved in the conspiracy to supply massive quantities of cocaine following an extensive police undercover operation codenamed Operation Oriole.
R v James Watters
Successful defence of a man charged with the rape of a girl with learning difficulties where the defendant had a previous conviction for rape in similar circumstances.
R v Gilheany and Others
Multi-handed S.18 and Violent Disorder
R v Andrew Forest Anderson, Andrew Ferguson and Yaya Kabir
prosecution of gang members involved in the supply of heroin and crack cocaine following a police undercover operation codenamed Operation Biscuit and, the additional prosecution of ANDERSON for large scale supply of Class A drugs resulting in a sentence of 15 years imprisonment.
R v Anne Philomena Baines
A 68 year old lady originally charged with the attempted murder of her husband, secured a suspended sentence of imprisonment due to the wholly exceptional circumstances of the case.
R v Sarah Pirie
A television actress and school teacher accused of sexually assaulting and abducting a pupil.
R v Michael Peacock
An accountant convicted of money laundering, fraud and providing accountancy services for a brothel in exchange for sex.
R v Stephen Tormey
A former swimming teacher accused of numerous offences of attempting to abduct a child and causing a child to look at sexual activity.
R v Christopher OHara
Murder of an elderly male in his own home by a 16 year old boy.
R v Forbes and Others
Multi-handed homicide of a vulnerable man.
R v Tasker and others
People trafficking and money-laundering offences which centred around one of the largest brothels in the North of England. A lengthy trial involving 9 defendants.
R v Trevor WELLS
Multiple offences of rape and indecent assault on his 11 year old step-daughter.
R v Major Brian Street
High-level benefit fraud, the subject of a BBC documentary.
R v Sammons and others
R v Wayne Maycock
R v Bennett and others
R v Daniella KELLY
R v Davika Byro and Wendy Sewell