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Sharron Webster

Sharron Webster

Partner โ€“โ€“โ€“ London

Sharron is a partner in Trowers & Hamlins' Housing and Regeneration department.

Sharron specialises in providing corporate advice to a wide range of bodies and entities operating in the public sector, in particular advising on governance and regulatory issues for registered housing providers, charities, local authorities and local authority companies, and other social enterprise vehicles. One of Sharron's particular areas of expertise is advising on group structure issues, including the establishment of new groups, group mergers and group consolidations.

In recent years Sharron has advised on many of the country's largest restructuring projects in the RP/ housing sector, has advised on virtual mergers, has assisted numerous local authorities on the creation of new social enterprise vehicles for a variety of purposes, including a number of high profile projects in connection with the 2012 Olympics, and has advised on a wide variety of issues arising out of changes to the regulatory and statutory regime within the RP sector.

Sharron has spoken at numerous internal and external events, including the National Housing Federation's Company Secretaries conference.

Sharron is acknowledged as a "highly skilled" leader in the field of Social Housing in the Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession 2016, and has been described as "very personable and able. She's great at putting clients first and covering the issues thoroughly."  Sharron is recommended for her governance and charities work, noting in particular "the restructuring of Affinity Sutton Group", and is known within the industry as a "governance and charities specialist."