Sharon Lamb - McDermott Will & Emery


Sharon Lamb focuses her practice on transactional and regulatory advice in the health and life sciences sector and is Head of McDermott’s UK Healthcare Practice Group.

Sharon advises on global transactional mandates, including mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in health services, pharma and life sciences, digital health and health technologies. Sharon also provides strategic, regulatory and commercial support to UK and international clients on UK health and life sciences with a focus on health services, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital health and health data.

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Regulatory, Procurement and Privacy

  • Advising multiple healthcare, software and IT providers on procurement disputes and procurement litigation with respect to the award of NHS contracts for services and supplies
  • Advising healthcare and life sciences companies on NHS market access, and contracting, including for the provision of healthcare services under NHS procurement and choice regimes
  • Advising multiple health services and life sciences companies on internal and external investigations on compliance, regulatory and governance matters

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  • The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, Healthcare Law, 2023 – 2024
  • Chambers UK, Healthcare: Regulatory (2020 – 2024) and Healthcare: Corporate/Commercial (2024)
  • The Legal 500 UK, Recommended, 2017 – 2024
  • Who’s Who Legal: Healthcare 2021


  • Senior Associate Fellow, Nuffield Trust


University of Cape Town, LLB, 1995
University of Cape Town, BComm, 1992

England and Wales