Sharon Needle


A corporate lawyer with a career spanning more than 20 years  Sharon has advised on numerous corporate transactions both nationally and internationally acting for individuals, companies both private and listed, governments and banks and other financial institutions. She brings to each transaction or problem legal and commercial experience and the ability to find clarity  through the inevitable obstacles.

Sharon has particular knowledge in Islamic finance. As one of the few practices outside of the City of London with a genuine capability in this increasingly important specialism, we deploy our technical and commercial knowledge to advise both on wholly Islamic transactions and on structures whereby Islamic investors are introduced into otherwise conventional finance transactions.

As well as being  a solicitor qualified in England & Wales Sharon is also a  barrister admitted in Malaysia where she practiced for a number of years before returning to work in the UK for a large International law firm .

Sharon is fluent in Malay/Indonesian and has a working knowledge of Arabic.