Sarah Charlton

Sarah Charlton

Chief Executive Officer

Sarah is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Legal Finance Management (ILFM) and has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting.   Sarah was appointed as the firm’s Chief Executive in 2020. 

Her career spans over 35 years working within the legal sector for both small and medium sized law firms.  During her career she has worked with a number of legal regulators, professional bodies and government organisations in the UK and overseas.  Sarah was a trainer, tutor and examiner for the ILFM before becoming CILEx Chief Assessor for their Professional and Legal Skills Module in June 2022.

Sarah has won the “Wilfred Owen” award for her dissertation of “Practice Management within a Law Firm”.  Sarah has also received the “Aron Bowl” twice during her career for voluntary contributions to the profession.  She has been a contributor to LexisNexis practice notes on financial compliance and is currently one of their Q&A experts.

Before starting a family in 2009 Sarah was an Army Reservist, having served overseas to include a number of operational tours: serving in Bosnia and Iraq where her financial management experience was utilised by the Coalition Provisional Authority.  Sarah dealt directly with local ministers to assist and oversee the budgets for all local provinces within the southern region of Iraq.