Saara has extensive experience of regulatory and disciplinary proceedings for healthcare professionals, having completed a secondment with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. She presented a number of cases against nurses and midwives accused of misconduct, from incompetence or from suffering a health condition that impairs their fitness to practice. She is familiar with interim order and substantive order review hearings as well as having represented the NMC in a number of multi-day substantive hearings. She has also appeared in the Health and Care Professions Council. She is qualified to accept instructions on a direct access basis.
Saara has a wealth of experience dealing with matters before the General Medical Council and General Dental Council; assisting in the representation of doctors and dentists in her time at a leading healthcare law firm prior to coming to the Bar. In that role, Saara assisted in the preparation of cases on behalf of doctors, dentists and NHS departments in clinical negligence cases and inquests, as well as regulatory proceedings.
She represents registrants and is public access qualified.