Scott Sharp


“Mr Sharp’s advice showed wisdom beyond his call. He is hardworking and a credit to Chambers

Scott is also frequently instructed to represent parties in a range of Family and Financial disputes. Scott also accepts instruction in Civil proceedings.

Scott understands the various levels of the legal profession which enables him to advise both lay and professional clients to a high standard. Scott prides himself on being affable, down-to-earth, and realistic to best assist those instructing him.

Public Law Children (Care)

Scott is regularly instructed to act for parents at all stages of Public Law Children proceedings. Scott is highly understanding that such proceedings can be extremely stressful and emotive for parents, and he is versatile in adapting to the specific needs of parents whilst providing robust and clear advice.

Scott has been instructed on a number of matters for parents with cognitive difficulties and has developed numerous techniques in client handling to enable them to be fully informed and engaged within proceedings.

Child Arrangements (Private Law)

Scott is also frequently instructed to represent parties in a range of Child Arrangement proceedings, ranging from non-molestation and occupation orders, to child arrangement disputes inclusive of change of residency and arguments relating to jurisdiction. Frequently, the cases involve allegations of domestic abuse of both historic and modern allegations.

Financial Remedies

Scott advises and represents clients at all stages within Financial Remedy Proceedings, and in particular he receives instruction in needs-based cases which include spousal maintenance and applications for variation.

Civil and TOLATA

Scott has a strong knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules and practices. Scott specialises in Landlord and Tenant disputes, where he acts for landlords and tenants, as well as Contract and Bankruptcy/Debt Actions. He has utilised such knowledge recently to successfully defend large treatment costs claim in its entirety where the sufficient evidence was not provided when required.

Scott has experience in dealing with disputes between former co-habitants pursuant to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and undertakes the drafting of applications and well as representing clients at court.


Scott provides several seminars per year to Solicitor clients and organisations such as Resolution. Scott has also had legal articles published in law publications. You can find more information on the seminars and publications that Scott has undertaken, here.

Achievements, appointments and memberships

  • LLB – Upper Second Class – Bangor University

  • Post-graduate Qualification in International Criminal and Human Rights Law – Bangor University

  • BPTC – Very Competent – University of the West of England

  • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

  • Panel member of the BSB’s Equality, diversity, and Social Mobility committees’ Disability panel

Year of Call: 2016

Core Practice Areas:
Family, Civil

Host of the Family Law Week Podcast