Roland Sharp - Partner
Roland joined Prettys in 1991 from a leading city law firm. He has practised as a commercial lawyer since qualifying as a solicitor in 1986. He is now head of Prettys' substantial Dispute Resolution team.
Roland acts for clients involved in a variety of industries, nationally and internationally, in relation to a wide range of disputes. He has taken two reported cases to the Court of Appeal.
Roland’s recent cases include:
Quoted from the Legal 500 2010
Roland Sharp and [Peter Blake] carry Prettys' reputation for heavyweight disputes, notably in bloodstock, transport and construction.
Experienced litigators Roland Sharp and [Peter Blake] lend weight to the collection team at Prettys.
[Mediator Peter Blake,] Roland Sharp, [Paul Dickie and barrister Dominic Mills] make up a formidable team at Prettys which handles claims against solicitors over conveyancing and mishandled litigation, and advises construction professionals and engineering consultants.
Notable [equestrian] clients of Prettys include Darley and Godolphin, Roland Sharp [Ian Waine and Matthew Cole] are recommended.
The experienced Roland Sharp and [Claire McBride] provide contentious and transactional expertise respectively.
At Prettys, Roland Sharp regularly represents media clients in large copyright infringement disputes.
[Headed by Kelly Sayers], Prettys advises many local [transport] businesses, who benefit from the firm's personal approach to constructive solutions, and from Roland Sharp's strong litigation skills.