Sarah Langford Keynote Speaker
- Barrister in Criminal and Family Law
- Best-selling Author, "In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law"
- Featured on BBC's Woman's Hour and BBC Radio 3's "Private Passions"
Sarah Langford's Biography
Sarah Langford is a barrister and best-selling author.
An English graduate from a non-legal background, Sarah worked as a barmaid, legal secretary and note-taking clerk before studying law. She qualified as a barrister in 2005 and went on to practice in criminal and family law for nearly a decade before leaving on extended maternity leave to have her two young sons. During this time she wrote about her experiences as a barrister in her narrative non-fiction memoir, “In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law” (Transworld, 2018) which became a Sunday Times Bestseller. It has been optioned by Working Title TV.
Sarah has written for Prospect Magazine, The Times, The Pool and Red Magazine and appeared as a guest on radio and podcasts including BBC’s Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 3’s ‘Private Passions’ and The Spectator’s ’Table Talk’.