The Team

Harry Sherrard

Harry Sherrard is the principal of Sherrards, and has been a specialist employment lawyer for over 20 years. Described in Chambers as “well known and respected” in the market, and appreciated for his “common-sense approach and manner.” In The Legal 500 he is recommended for his “practical, immediate advice.”

Jane Smith

Jane is an experienced employment law solicitor who qualified in 2006. Having worked in several other regional law firms, Jane has successfully represented clients in many different sectors including the aviation, travel, construction, retail and public sectors. Jane is friendly, efficient and approachable and spends time getting to know her clients and the intricacies of their business in order to offer practical, workable and commercial legal solutions tailored to suit their needs.

Dan Soanes
Director, Solicitor

Dan, a Director of Sherrards, is a very experienced employment law specialist solicitor.  He has represented the firm’s clients at many Employment Tribunals around the UK, and provides advice on a wide range of employment issues.  Dan is noted for his incisive but practical approach to employment law issues.

Rachel Nicholas

Rachel joined Sherrards in November 2018. Rachel graduated from the University of Brighton with an LLB (Honours) and went on to complete a Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guildford. Rachel is highly driven and strives to provide excellent client service. Outside of work Rachel enjoys spending time with family and friends and travelling.

Sarah Hammant
Marketing Manager

Sarah joined the team at Sherrards in March 2010 and is responsible for all marketing activities from seminars and workshops to advertising, exhibitions, PR and e-marketing.

Sarah started her marketing career in the high technology industry and has held marketing communications roles in many other industries including pharmaceuticals, recruitment, training and design. She has also worked as a freelance marketing consultant for several small to medium sized businesses.

Laura Tullett
Business Development Manager

Laura joined Sherrards in February 2017 and undertakes a varied role in the team, but primarily focuses on business development and marketing. A former Business Analyst for a multifaceted business, Laura’s role includes developing contacts, ascertaining and fulfilling the needs of current and prospective clients.