Sharon is a Senior Associate Fellow at the Nuffield Trust and is acknowledged as an experienced healthcare lawyer.
Sharon qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and first worked in corporate finance before specialising in healthcare law.
Sharon is originally from Cape Town and has an undergraduate degree in economics and finance and a post-graduate degree in law from the University of Cape Town.
She has in-depth understanding of NHS law and policy and spent 4 years on part-time secondment with NHS London. She has extensive experience of leading large and complex healthcare projects and contractual arrangements – these include procurements, competition clearances, Trust administrations, integrated and shared working arrangements, transformation of care projects, mergers, acquisitions and franchises.
Sharon is a partner in McDermott Will and Emery LLP and heads the firm’s work for NHS providers nationwide – she is recognised by legal directories for her knowledge and understanding of the healthcare legal landscape.