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Su Sharma

Skanska, Legal Counsel (Consultant)

Su (Sujata) Sharma started her legal career at Magic circle law firm , Slaughter & May as a banking lawyer.

Since joining Skanska UK Plc 28 years ago, she has advised on some world class projects including The Gherkin, Battersea Power Station, Heron Tower and The Scalpel. 

Su has worked with the JCT as a consultant and assisted in the drafting of the JCT suite of documents.  Su has sat as a part time judge for 11 years.  She is also a visiting lecturer at City University.

Su is an award winning construction lawyer, winning Women in Construction and Engineering Outstanding Construction Lawyer 2016 and Society of Asian Lawyers Best Commercial Lawyer, to name just a few accolades to her name.

One of her drivers is giving back, be it by supporting those who have just embarked upon their careers or offering free legal advice to those who need it. 

Su is passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has given a number of talks, two at The Law Society on this topic.

Su is married  and has 4 children.