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Associate member of CILEx within the family team.

Sarah Miller

Associate member of CILEx

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“I am particularly passionate about supporting victims of domestic abuse in breaking free from unhealthy relationships and in supporting them in being able to turn their lives and the lives of their children around for the better. I work closely with local domestic support agencies to ensure that my clients have full access to the support they need to be able to move forward feeling safe and protected.”

Sarah has worked with Tozers for over 23 years and qualified as an Associate Member of CILEX in 2009. Sarah has been instrumental in setting up our Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART).

Sarah advises on all aspects of family law including divorce, change of name deeds, acting for parents in both public law and private law children act proceedings to include complex finding of fact hearings where sexual abuse and domestic violence has been alleged.  Sarah also specialises in obtaining protective orders for victims of domestic abuse such as non-molestation orders, occupation orders and transfer of tenancy orders.  Sarah also conducts her own routine advocacy.  Sarah is able to access legal aid for those clients that qualify.

Recent work examples:

  • Acting for a client in securing a non-molestation order, occupation order and transfer of tenancy order following a difficult separation from the father of her child where domestic abuse and mental health concerns were raised.
  • Acting for a client in regaining occupation of their family home following a lengthy period of exclusion by their ex-partner.
  • Acting for a mother in securing court findings of longstanding harassment, physical, psychological and emotional abuse against her ex-partner.

Sarah has attended the following training courses in relation to domestic violence:

  • The MARAC Process in Devon – increasing safety for victims of domestic violence and abuse
  • Tackling Domestic Violence and Abuse (ADVA)
  • Sarah is a member of the Sexual Violence Domestic Violence and Abuse Forum for South Hams, Teignbridge, West Devon & Dartmoor

“Sarah was very helpful, kept me up to date on the progress of applications.  She made me feel I could trust her and the route we went down and that we would get an ‘in my favour’ result – thank you Sarah you were brilliant”

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Can we please express our immense gratitude to Sarah for all her exceptional and hard work on this case. Today's result could not have been achieved without the collective team effort and most importantly all of the hard work that Sarah has put in behind the scenes (frequently over the course of weekends and in the early hours of the morning during the working week). Tozers are very lucky to have ‎ Sarah - I hope that she will be richly congratulated on her success in this case.

Zahid Hussain, Barrister, St John's Chambers