Government Lawyer of the Year

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Sarah Christian

Principal Solicitor

Department of Communities and Justice – Legal

Sarah practises as an in-house government lawyer of the Department of Communities and Justice. She advises on legal issues arising in the criminal justice context, including administrative decisions affecting inmates and forensic patients, review of convictions, exercise of the Royal prerogative of mercy, and preventive detention/supervision for high risk offenders. Sarah’s key strengths include her ability to develop and implement large-scale projects, provide solution-focused outcomes for clients, and foster her peers’ professional and personal development. Sarah’s three-year old daughter keeps her busy, but in a rare moment of spare time, Sarah enjoys the creative arts and travelling.

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