Sara Trainor – Associate

Sara joined Edmonds Marshall McMahon in October 2015 as a foreign qualified Junior Associate. At Edmonds Marshall McMahon, Sara undertakes work in the following areas:

  • Forgery
  • Complex and Serious Fraud
  • Complaints to the Legal Ombudsman;
  • Complaints to the Bar Standards Board
  • Conspiracy to defraud

Sara began her legal career as a trainee lawyer at Queensland’s (Australia) largest criminal defence firm where she gained exposure to a variety of different practice areas, including criminal and civil litigation, defamation, employment and personal injury law.

In December 2013, Sara was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and continued to practise in civil and corporate litigation. She had appearances in the Supreme Court of Queensland, Magistrates Court of Queensland and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Sara holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from Bond University, Australia. In 2015, Sara graduated with an MPhil in Criminological Research from the University of Cambridge. Her legal experience together with her knowledge on theories of crime provides her with wide array of tools to adopt a holistic and nuanced approach to solving legal problems.

Sara is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association and is published in the International Journal of Police Science & Management 16(4) (The Long Arm of the Law: An examination of the utility of police post-separation discipline processes (2014)).