Chartered Legal Executive
Criminal law, fraud and financial crime
Sharron is a Chartered Legal Executive (qualified 2001) with extensive experience in preparing complex and lengthy fraud cases. Recently she has worked on cases arising out of Operation Hilmar (an allegation of a large scale fraud arising from a failed property investment scheme where the majority of the investors were senior police officers and securing an acquittal on the basis of legal argument), Operation Cotton (representing the main defendant in the largest prosecution undertaken by the FCA), Operation Ryeland (£10 million boiler room ‘land-banking’ fraud), and Operation Boromo (the largest DWP investigation into large volume Tax Credit, Housing Benefit, National Insurance Number and Immigration Fraud).
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Prior to joining Brett Wilson in 2013, Sharron has a solid background working at Legal 500 firms where she has worked on cases covering the criminal spectrum. Highlights include:-
- R v Gillespie. The largest prosecution for fake pharmaceuticals in Europe.
- Operation Exhort. The largest ‘cash for crash’ fraud prosecution in the UK.
- R v H. Murder. Manslaughter verdict returned.
- R v P. Serious assault: acquittal secured on a nanny accused of shaking a baby causing head injuries.
Sharron regularly acts for individuals accused of sexual offences, including representing doctors and other medical practitioners accused of sexual assaults arising out of their professional duties. She is currently representing a male accused of 14 separate offences of sexual assault against five separate complainants.
Sharron prides herself on her attention to detail in the preparation of cases which has been praised by Counsel and clients alike. She has great empathy for her clients who find themselves in the midst of the criminal justice system and takes time and care to explain the law and procedure throughout the case.