Sharokh Koussari

Sharokh represents a broad range of UK and overseas corporate clients, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals advising them on employment and commercial litigation matters. His clients are involved in various sectors, including wealth management, banking and finance, media, retail, technology, energy and renewables, and real estate.

He regularly advises clients tactically in contentious situations with the aim of achieving solutions commercially and effectively.

He regularly advises clients on shareholders’ and boardroom disputes, as well as heavy employment matters successfully resolving complex contentious issues.

Sharokh has been rated by Chambers Global. He works regularly with international clients using his language skills.

He is on the advisory board of Goal UK, the international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor.

He is multilingual in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Farsi.

Sharokh was recognised by the UK Legal 500 2020 and 2021 editions as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ within ‘Commercial Litigation’ and ‘Employment: Employers and Senior Executives’, ‘who has been noted in previous editions are being ‘highly experienced‘ and for ‘thinking outside the box to find creative solutions’.

The UK Legal 500 2020 testimonials for Sharokh described him being: “strong tactically” and  “a wise and measured litigator with commercial sensitivity and business acumen. He knows when to fight and when to negotiate a settlement and excels in both’. ‘Sharokh Koussari has a broad based practice and a commercial outlook; he is strong tactically’.

Legal 500 2021 client testimonials provided:

“He is a strategic thinker, able to grasp complex issues very quickly. Sharokh is a shrewd negotiator who sees the big picture and is able to come up with solutions to very complex problems.”

“Sharokh Koussari’s advice has been very valuable to me. He navigated me through challenging situations with expertise and foresight. He has a no-nonsense approach to dealing with disputes which is just what you need, when dealing stressful high level employment disputes.”

“Sharokh Koussari is a shrewd negotiator who sees the big picture and is able to draw focus to and prioritise elements that need critical attention.”

Qualifications & Experience

Sharokh has an LLB (Hons) in Business Law, qualified as a solicitor in 1997 and has practised in employment law since qualification.

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