Tel: 0161 832 4036
Fax: 0161 832 0370
DX: 718200 Manchester 3

Practice Manager
Maria Rushworth
Arlington House
Bloom Street
M3 6AJ

Sara Haque

Mental Health & Court of Protection

Sara represents clients in the First Tier Tribunal on both section 2 and 3 cases.


Reported Cases

  • R v Gray (2016) : Defended former dental nurse receiving suspended sentence for series of robberies for pain killers. Press coverage
  • R v Anderson (2016) Outraging public decency by behaving in an indecent manner Press Coverage
  • R V Stewart (2015) - Appeal v Conviction in the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Case Analysis
  • R v Kennedy & Ors (2015) - Conspiracy to Supply Drugs; Family business; Large Scale operation
  • R v S (2015) - Sexual Activity with a child; Vulnerable Defendant with Autism; Intermediary required for both Defendant and Crown witness
  • R v Barnard (2015) - Historic Sexual Abuse; Multiple Complainants; Multiple Rapes; self-confessed "White witch"
  • R v H (2015) - Child Abduction; Removal from Jurisdiction; Vulnerable Defendant with Bipolar Disorder
  • R v C (2014) - Buggery; Historic Allegations; Brain-injured Defendant; Fitness to Plead
  • R v O'Neill (2014) - Historic Sexual Abuse; Multiple Complainants
  • R v Martin (2014) - Possession with Intent to Supply; Conspiracy to Steal; Cannabis factory worth in excess of £500,000
  • R v I (2013) - Attempt Rape; Robbery; Joint Enterprise; Vulnerable Defendant; Galbraith Submission
  • R v Jackson (2012) - Pervert the Course of Justice; False Alibi in Murder case
  • R v Brockbank (2007) & (2010) - Section 18 Assaults; False Imprisonment; Robbery; Unfit to Plead; Section 41 Restriction; Hospital Order; Retried when deemed Fit by order of Secretary of State
  • R v CH (2009) - Incest; Arson; Child Defendant; Mental Health Issues
  • R v S (2006) - Violent Disorder; Police suppression of Evidence/Contamination; Abuse of Process

As Led Junior Counsel

  • R v Crago (2005) - Historic Sexual Abuse; Multiple Rapes; Multiple Complainants
  • R v M (2007) - Violent Disorder; Section 18 Assault; Conspiracy to commit violence; large scale disorder in Leeds involving multiple stabbings



CPS Advocates Panel - Specialist Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Panel (Category 4)