Sharine Burgess


Personal injury, Industrial diseases

Sharine is an award-winning lawyer in the personal injury department, acting on behalf of claimants and their families through a wide range of cases including stress at work, workplace accidents, illness and disease claims, asbestos related claims, psychiatric illness/PTSD and military claims.
Sharine Burgess

Undertaking pro bono work through good working relationships with many organisations and charities, Sharine co-ordinated the award winning Northampton and District Citizens Advice Bureau Pro Bono Clinic from its inception in 2011. This achievement was recognised when Shoosmiths won the category for Best Contribution by a Regional Firm at the LawWorks Pro Bono Awards in 2012. Sharine continues to support the clinic as a supervisor.

Sharine is an accredited member of both the Law Society Personal Injury Panel and Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, as well as serving Council member of the Northamptonshire Law Society. She was appointed President of the Society in July 2019.

Sharine won Solicitor of the Year at the Northamptonshire Law Society Awards in 2017 and is ranked by both Chambers and Legal 500.

Sharine was promoted to Partner in 2020.


"Shoosmiths LLP’s 'fantastic' team provides 'first-class service' in both personal injury and clinical negligence. The key quartet includes Northampton practice heads Chris McKinney and Andrea Rusbridge, partner Sharine Burgess and 'organised and knowledgeable' associate Simon Towler. Between them, the group has extensive experience in brain and spinal injuries, amputations, cerebral palsy and fatality claims, handling complex claims across the value scale." - Legal 500


Recommended lawyer 2019 - Legal 500


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