Sarah Murphy


Sarah completed an internship in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia before working for two years as a judges’ clerk in the Auckland High Court.  She then worked for four years in The Hague as a defence lawyer at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Sarah became a Crown prosecutor in 2017.  She regularly appears in the District Court and High Court in Auckland conducting pre-trial, trial, and appellate work.

Sarah’s articles on the connection between law and science have been published in the Harvard Medical School Bioethics Journal and the Auckland University Law Review.

LLB(Hons)/BSc (Biological Sciences), Auckland University

Master of Bioethics, Harvard Medical School