Sharon is a solicitor based in the Manchester office and assists Lindsay Wise, head of the Medical Law and Patients' Rights team as well as running her own varied clinical negligence case load.
Sharon studied Law at Manchester Metropolitan University where she also completed her LPC. Following university she worked at a number of different firms within the region gaining experience in different areas of practice. Sharon commenced employment at Irwin Mitchell in 2005 and secured a training contract with Irwin Mitchell to begin in June 2007 and joined the Medical Law & Patient’s Rights team in 2008.
As part of her training, Sharon assisted in the neurotrauma/personal injury department where she assisted the partner of the department with complex and high value cases. This experience complemented her knowledge and skills with her chosen field of clinical negligence.
Sharon handles cases involving inquests and has assisted families in the Coroner's Courts around the region. Sharon has a wide variety of different clinical negligence claims including neurological injuries, obstetric and gynaecological injuries, amputation, delays in the diagnosis of cancer and fatal claims.
Sharon is an APIL accredited Litigator.
Sharon is a member of the Greater Manchester Amputee Support Group, regularly attending their meetings and arranging talks and activities.
Sharon is also member of the Irwin Mitchell Charitable Foundation organising fundraising events and regularly participates in the Salford Education in the Community Scheme teaching reading to children at a local inner city primary school.