Called 2016

Fixed Term Tenant

Vaneeta Sharma

Barrister

Vaneeta has built a strong criminal practice and regularly appears in Crown, Magistrates and Youth Courts nationally.

Vaneeta is acknowledged for her attention to detail, cross-examination skills and her ability to quickly advise on legal issues. She is recognised for her effective and thorough preparation and strategy for trial. Where there is a guilty plea, she is noted for her skilful mitigation in assessing cases in totality in order to achieve non-custodial sentences where possible.

Vaneeta has a busy criminal practice and is regularly instructed on matters ranging from motoring offences, dangerous dogs, possession and supply of drugs, violent offences, theft and sexual offences. She has been recognised for her approach in cases of particular sensitivity and her ability to handle matters involving vulnerable clients and witnesses . Vaneeta has worked with the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Conduct Authority on complex money laundering, fraud and bribery cases.

Vaneeta is also Direct Access qualified.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Vaneeta benefits from a wide experience working in leading solicitors' practices in London. She had particular responsibility for managing complex and serious cases including fraud and violence. Vaneeta has combined her work in law with her support for ethnic minority communities for over a decade. She provides legal support to her local area of West London and has held leading roles within the Society of Asian Lawyers, the Association of Women Barristers and the International Bar Association.

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Asian Lawyers
  • International Bar Association
  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Association of Women Barristers