I am a Partner in the Employment, Pensions and Immigration team.
I provide solutions focussed advice and support to public and private sector healthcare organisations on all HR and workforce matters including data protection issues. I have successfully conducted numerous employment tribunal and appeal cases ranging from unfair dismissal to more complex whistleblowing and discrimination claims.
I regularly deliver training workshops, seminars and webinars on all aspects of Employment Law including discrimination, managing poor performance, MHPS and conducting workplace investigations.
I was ranked by Legal 500 as a “Rising Star” in 2022.
Oonagh Sharma is a hugely knowledgeable and strategically astute employment specialist. She is very approachable and tailors her advice to the context brilliantly. I definitely feel in safe hands with her.
Oonagh Sharma has fantastic in-depth knowledge of the healthcare private sector and how the various stakeholders interrelate. She is on top of emerging legal developments and offers useful insight into the potential practical implications of such developments. Her advice is helpful and she offers credible solutions to unique circumstances.
Advised on all employment law issues relating to the setting up of the Emergency Nightingale Hospital at the Excel Centre in London, in response to the outbreak of Covid-19 in the UK in April 2020.
Oonagh's areas of expertise
- Independent Health
- Social Care
- Employment, Pensions & Immigration
- Contingent workforce and the gig economy
- Employment contracts and policies
- Employment advisory support
- Whistleblowing and raising concerns
- TUPE and outsourcing
- Equalities, diversity and discrimination
- Employment disputes and litigation
- Combatting Sexual Harassment Training