General Paralegal

Contact details:

sharzad.michaels@artington.com

+44 (0) 7718 330125

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Sharzad Michaels

Sharzad qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2003 and has recently returned to the law after a number of years, joining Artington Legal as a senior paralegal working within the commercial contracts and real estate teams.  Sharzad also works alongside the management and operations team in relation to recruitment, social media and business development.

Practice areas

commercial contracts – redrafting, proof reading & due diligence.

commercial real estate – transactional work.

corporate – due diligence and proof reading.

Key specialisms include
  • commercial property
  • commercial contracts
  • business development and recruitment
Experience

Recent examples of how we have helped our clients include:

  • working on commercial real estate transactions for a range of new clients.
  • business development of Artington Legal’s client database and social media presence.
  • assisting the management and operations team with recruitment at the firm.
Qualified

2003

Joined Artington Legal

2021

Previous firms

Greenwoods

Weightman Vizards

Freshfields

In-house experience

Chase Manhattan/JP Morgan

Abbey Life Assurance/Phoenix Group Holdings

Personal

Sharzad is SW London born and bred with numerous personal and professional skills under her belt. She worked as a defendant litigator for many years, before deciding to change career path.  Sharzad joined a leading legal international recruitment firm where she began headhunting lawyers for in-house legal teams across the UK and abroad.  Having spent approximately 10 years recruiting at senior and director level, Sharzad decided to return to law and joined Artington legal in 2021.  She enjoys her varied role, especially meeting clients, and works well in high pressure situations.

Sharzad is a keen traveller, tropical diver and hiker.  She has travelled extensively, having lived in Hong Kong for a few years (where her youngest daughter was born) and now enjoys long hiking expeditions to lush and remote places across the UK and abroad.