Sharmine is a Trainee Solicitor working predominantly within the Confiscation and Restraints department, and also works within the Criminal and Civil department.
Sharmine completed her Law Degree in 2017 and is currently studying the Legal Practice Course and working towards obtaining a Masters in Law at the University of Law.
Sharmine began her legal career at the age of 19 and has had exposure to a variety of areas of law ranging from General Crime to preparing cases at all stages of the Confiscation regime from Pre-Order to the Enforcement stage, including Civil Recovery Proceedings, to Civil Litigation and Employment Law matters.
Sharmine prides herself on her excellent client care skills by effectively tailoring her approach to the needs of individual clients and ensuring her clients fully understand the relevant law surrounding their matters.
As well as her client care skills, Sharmine’s drafting and negotiation skills have resulted in successful outcomes for her clients. Her recent successes to date include successfully drafting corporate veil arguments ultimately leading HMRC to discontinue proceedings against her client. A further notable case is that following her successful submissions and negotiations with the Trading Standards, her client’s Benefit Figure and Available Amount was reduced by over 50%.
Outside of work, Sharmine enjoys a variety of things, including: spending time with her family and friends, cooking, eating out and walking in the countryside.