Sharon Allison is a partner and head of medical injury at Ashtons Legal and has extensive experience in all claims arising from medical injury events but specialises in catastrophic birth injury, brain injury and spinal injury claims. She has also recently taken up the post of the first female Chair of the Society for Clinical Injury Lawyers (SCIL).
Sharon is a fellow of APIL and a specialist on the clinical negligence panel of AvMA.
Sharon spent a significant part of her early career building expertise in inquest representation, which is now a large part of her team’s medical practice. She developed particular expertise in mental health and patient safety.
She still spends time with national/regional stakeholders to collaboratively work together on streamlining the litigation process and putting grieving families at the heart of the process.