Sarah Slater

Business Development Manager

Sarah is the Business Development Manager based at our Stafford office and works alongside Directors Jane Matthewman, Steve Kirwan, Debby Hackney and Carly Colclough.

Sarah is responsible for assisting the Directors in accelerating the growth and development of the practice, maximising business potential, providing support with marketing projects, assisting with co-ordinating events and updating social media.

Sarah’s Approach: Sarah has a professional and calm manner with excellent organisational and communication skills.  She is highly efficient and is therefore able to prioritise a busy workload, manage concurrent projects and meet tight deadlines with ease.

With her warm and caring nature Sarah works sensitively and proactively on behalf of Nowell Meller.  Her “can do”, pragmatic and friendly attitude means she is always happy to help and provide support to Nowell Meller clients, business associates and to all of the departments within the firm.  

Personal Background: Sarah was born and raised in Staffordshire where she still lives with her husband.

Out of work Sarah’s passion is fitness and she also enjoys walking with her husband.  

Being part of a large family, Sarah loves spending time at weekends with her relatives especially her nieces, nephews and godchildren who also keep her fit and active. 

Sarah loves to travel and also enjoys day trips out and going to the theatre.  Sarah appreciates a nice meal, a few glasses of wine and quality time with friends and family.

Career: Sarah left school after completing her A-Levels to begin her career in Office Administration, having worked her way up from Office Junior to Personal Assistant and then progress into Management.

Sarah has previously worked in a private Acute Mental Health Unit as a PA to the panel of Consultant Psychiatrists and Clinic Manager as well as time working for a local estate agent in both residential sales and mortgages and has project managed in licensing within the Pharmaceutical industry.

Nowell Meller Journey: Sarah joined Nowell Meller in January 2016 as Manager of the Care Team to lead and supervise the Public Law Family Department.  She acted as the central liaison within the team and ensured that office operations ran smoothly.

In April 2019 Sarah was promoted to Business Development Manager to utilise her extensive personal assistant, project management and development skills and experience.