Sharon was born and educated in Manchester, studying Law at Manchester University and qualifying as a Solicitor. She began her career in the legal department of a commercial bank where she managed a small department specialising in debt recovery involving both commercial and private clients. Sharon has a wide range of experience in various areas of the law including Personal Injury, Conveyancing and Criminal work. She enjoys working with children and young people and is an established member in her local community centre, where she undertakes voluntary work with the children. Her interest includes keeping fit, reading and travelling.