Shruti Sharma

Shruti Sharma

Call 2011

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Shruti has an impressive professional discipline, regulatory and healthcare practice. She regularly appears before disciplinary tribunals, coroner’s courts and the High Court. She has been instructed in a number of cases which have received national press coverage.

Prior to completing pupillage, Shruti worked for Fieldfisher, where she conducted high profile fitness to practise investigations, including the General Medical Council cases of Dr David Southall and Dr Freddy Patel. She also assisted in the drafting of the Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 2011 and was seconded to the Financial Reporting Council. In 2011, she spent some time working as a Case Examiner for the General Social Care Council prior to the transfer of its power to the Health and Care Professionals Council.

In 2009, Shruti completed a three-month internship at the Independent Jamaican Council for Human Rights in Kingston, where she worked on death row cases and assisted on a range of civil cases, particularly those involving police misfeasance.

Shruti is accredited by the Bar Standard Board to act directly on behalf of individuals and organisations under the Public Access Scheme for public and regulatory law.

Please see Shruti's specialist profiles for more information.

Secondments

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council, case presenter – 4 months
  • Capsticks, Inquest Team – 9 months
  • British Horseracing Authority, case presenter – 5 months 

Publications

Contributed to The Law of Legal Services by John Gould.

News

September 22 2016:

Shruti Sharma represents NHS in high profile inquest involving death of a child in a psychiatric facility ...read more


August 4 2016:

Shruti Sharma represents the NHS in a five-week inquest into the death of a serving prisoner ...read more


March 9 2016:

NMC case presented by 3PB Barrister Shruti Sharma generates national press coverage ...read more


... more news

Academic Qualifications

  • 2009 - 2010 Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law, "Very Competent"
  • 2008 - 2009 Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, awarded  “Commendation”
  • 2005 - 2008 BA (Hons) Modern History, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University

 

Scholarships

  • 2009 Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn   
  • 2009 Internship Award, Lincoln’s Inn       
  • 2008 Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn

Professional Bodies

  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA)
  • Treasury Solicitors’ Baby Barristers Panel

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu