Sarah Longden is Business Development Director at Quadrant Chambers. She has over 25 years professional services marketing experience in the legal sector, over 20 of which have been at the Bar.
She works closely with Chief Operating Officer Peter Blair, Senior Clerk Simon Slattery and with her colleague Hannah Doughty on the business development and marketing of Chambers.
Sarah started her career at law firm D J Freeman in 1994 before moving to the Bar in 1999, spending 10 years responsible for marketing at commercial chancery set 11 Stone Buildings before moving to Stone Chambers (now 36 Stone) to establish and develop their marketing strategy. She joined Quadrant Chambers in March 2017.
Sarah is Chartered Institute of Marketing qualified and spent over 5 years as a member of the Professional Marketing Forum London committee. She is a member of the London International Disputes Week strategy group and a committee member of WISTA UK. She also runs the Lex marketing user group for the Marketing in Chambers Group.
She has a 2:1 in Maths from the Open University and is currently studying for an MBA.
In 2022, Quadrant were named Marketing and Front of House Team of the Year at the Legal 500 Awards and were Highly Commended for the Business Development Award at the LexisNexis Legal Awards.
- "Quadrant is light years ahead of other sets in terms of marketing and quality of case reports, teaching sessions, etc." (Legal 500, 2024)