Sharon Hughes

Sharon Hughes
Call: 2013 (Inner Temple)
Called to the Bar of Ireland: 2014
Associations: Personal Injuries Bar Association
Education: LL.B (Hons); Certificat de droit français (Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II); Barrister-at- Law Degree (The Honorable Society of the King’s Inns, Dublin).

Practice areas: Commercial and Chancery, Personal InjuryCrime and Immigration

Sharon completed her pupillage at the Bar of Ireland and went on to develop a mixed civil practice at the Irish Bar, primarily in personal injury litigation and property disputes. She regularly appeared before the High Court as well as Circuit and District courts, representing county councils, insurers and private individuals. She also represented children in personal injury claims where the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) had made an award.

Prior to joining 43 Temple Row, Sharon worked as an international arbitration juriste within a French Law firm in Paris. She is fluent in French.

Civil

Sharon advises and represents both Claimants and Defendants. She is regularly instructed in small claims hearings arising from road traffic accidents and public/occupiers liability. Sharon has a particular interest in credit hire disputes.

Immigration

Sharon has appeared before the First Tier Immigration Tribunal, including bail applications.

Crime

Having prosecuted for the Crown Prosecution Service, Sharon has experience in a variety of Magistrates and Crown Court matters and is regularly instructed in defending driving offences.

Sharon Joins 43 Temple Row as a Third Six Pupil and undertakes work across all practice areas.

Languages spoken: French

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