I joined Porter Dodson in July 2015 and was promoted to Associate in May 2017. I now specialise in employment law but have a background in corporate transactions and commercial law.

    I advise both employers and employees on all aspects of employment law, including disciplinary and grievance issues, redundancy and restructuring, enforcement of restrictive covenants and TUPE.

    One of my first questions for my clients is usually ‘what do you want to achieve’? By knowing what you are looking for, I can focus on finding a solution and providing advice which helps you to achieve your aims.

    If your objectives aren’t realistic, I ensure that you understand why and explore the alternatives. My clients appreciate my honest, pragmatic advice.

    I have also been heavily involved in several primary care initiatives, acting for numerous GP surgeries in exploring alternative ways of working, including through integration with secondary care providers. I continue to manage such matters alongside my employment law practice.

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    Very responsive, timewise. Understood my needs and gave good advice and direction accordingly. Friendly too.


    Very helpful in a trying time. Extremely happy with your service.

    Mr R

    The advice I sought required a quick turnaround with production of a draft document. This was done with ease. I believe I had value for money in this transaction.

    Ms S

    Sarah Young kept in touch when necessary and gave me regular updates. She provided priceless advice and was always clear on fees and costs.

    Mr Vitelli-Wright

    I sought immediate employment advice from Sarah Young who very effectively managed the situation through to a very satisfactory conclusion.

    Mr Perks

    Your legal advice has been invaluable and guidance given is approachable and authoritative.

    Dunster & Porlock Surgery

    I received excellent, timely and carefully conducted advice from Sarah Young and could not be happier with the service provided by your company.

    Mrs L

    I received appropriate and clear advice and was welcomed in to the facilities. I was truly grateful for the opportunity to receive the advice.

    Mr J

    Sarah Young provided exemplary service from the moment I first called. All information was clearly explained throughout and correspondence was responded to immediately. I couldn’t recommend Sarah enough.

    Miss B

    'Sarah Young is very pragmatic and picks the points worth fighting.'

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    'Sarah Young in particular is brilliant, she has spent time understanding our business and culture and adapts quickly to the pace of the decision making we normally run to.'

    Legal 500 2020

    'Sarah Young makes the most complex of situations understandable and solutions provided in a clear and no nonsense fashion. Approachable and dedicated, constantly goes the extra mile.'

    Legal 500 2020

    'Sarah Young was incredibly helpful, personable and took temporary charge of the case at a critical moment. She carefully thought out a solution to the issues at hand and deployed this with skill and expertise despite the delicacy of the situation, helping ensure an optimal outcome. I was delighted to work with Sarah and she displayed great empathy and understanding, both during the case and afterwards. I would highly recommend Sarah.'

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