Mrs Karen Dobson > Sherrards Solicitors LLP > St Albans, England > Lawyer Profile

Sherrards Solicitors LLP
4 BEACONSFIELD ROAD
ST ALBANS
AL1 3RD
England

Work Department

Commercial litigation and insolvency.

Position

Partner in the commercial litigation and dispute resolution department and head of corporate recovery and insolvency. Karen handles a full range of commercial disputes with particular expertise in insolvency and insolvency-related litigation, banking litigation and asset finance litigation. She also has expertise in professional negligence claims. Her commercial and practical hands-on approach ensures that she has high levels of repeat business. Key clients include Aurora Leasing Limited, Habibsons Bank Plc, FRP Advisory LLP, Begbies Traynor, BDO, Quantuma LLP and Kingston Smith and Partners LLP. Chambers & Partners report: “She is not just commercially savvy but really sharp in her legal analysis and has very good instincts for cases. She is actually invested and cares about her cases”. She is particularly recognised for her expertise in insolvency disputes.

Career

Qualified in 2004 having started her career in 1984 as a legal executive with Taylor Walton. Joined Sherrards from Jacques and Lewis (now Eversheds) in 1991.

Memberships

Member of R3 Association of Business Recovery and Turnaround.

Education

St Albans Girls Grammar School; London Guildhall University (2002 Common Professional Examinations Diploma); University of Hertfordshire (2004 Diploma in Legal Practice, Distinction (Law Society prize for outstanding student)).

Leisure

Enjoys wquestrian sports, skiing and entertaining.