Sarah Woodwark


  • I am a partner, head of BLM’s healthcare team in Manchester and the practice group lead for clinical negligence.
  • My specialist area is primarily high value clinical negligence claims brought against doctors and dentists, public and independent inquiries and inquests.
  • I have over 26 years' experience in clinical negligence and have handled a wide variety of cases over that time, including cases involving brain and spinal injury, pbstetric, paediatric and cancer cases.
  • Prior to qualifying into the legal profession I worked as a staff nurse at York District Hospital. This invaluable experience has assisted me throughout my practice and brings a pragmatic and insightful approach to my work.

Contact Details

+44 161 838 3932


Sarah can 'draw on the huge amount of experience that she has on medical regulatory, inquest as well as clinical negligence work; she pays close attention to detail and is excellent on strategy’

Legal 500 2018

The ‘friendly, insightful and pragmatic’ Sarah Woodwark is ‘great to work with’

Legal 500 2017

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