Sharokh Koussari

Sharokh represents a broad range of UK and overseas corporate clients, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals advising them on employment and commercial litigation matters.

Sharokh has been accredited as a Recommended Lawyer for 2022  in the Legal 500 directory for employment Law advice for employers, legal advice for senior executives and also for commercial litigation.

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His clients are involved in various sectors including :

  • wealth management
  • banking and finance
  • media
  • retail
  • technology
  • energy and renewables; and
  • real estate.

He regularly advises clients tactically in contentious situations with the aim of achieving solutions commercially and effectively.

He regularly advises clients on shareholder and boardroom disputes, as well as heavy employment matters successfully resolving complex contentious issues.

Sharokh has been rated by Chambers Global. He works regularly with international clients using his language skills.

He is on the advisory board of Goal UK, the international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor.

Sharokh is a multilingual lawyer who speaks French, Spanish, Italian and Farsi.

Sharokh was recognised by the UK Legal 500 2020 and 2021 editions as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ within ‘Commercial Litigation’ and ‘Employment: Employers and Senior Executives’, ‘who has been noted in previous editions are being ‘highly experienced‘ and for ‘thinking outside the box to find creative solutions’.

The UK Legal 500 2020 testimonials for Sharokh described him being: “strong tactically” and  “a wise and measured litigator with commercial sensitivity and business acumen. He knows when to fight and when to negotiate a settlement and excels in both’. ‘Sharokh Koussari has a broad based practice and a commercial outlook; he is strong tactically’.

In the 2022 Legal 500 rankings Sharokh is described as :

“Sharokh Koussari is a fantastic lawyer. He is both technical and commercial in his approach, and identified risks before they materialised. Sharokh sees the “bigger picture” before others do and went above and beyond to find the best outcome for me. His interaction with opposing counsel was also fantastic as he found the right balance between protecting me as his client, but also being open and engaging so as to find a suitable outcome”.

Legal 500 2021 client testimonials provided:

“He is a strategic thinker, able to grasp complex issues very quickly. Sharokh is a shrewd negotiator who sees the big picture and is able to come up with solutions to very complex problems”

“Sharokh Koussari’s advice has been very valuable to me. He navigated me through challenging situations with expertise and foresight. He has a no-nonsense approach to dealing with disputes which is just what you need, when dealing stressful high level employment disputes.”

“Sharokh Koussari is a shrewd negotiator who sees the big picture and is able to draw focus to and prioritise elements that need critical attention”

Sharokh is based in our West End office in Wigmore Street.


Sharokh has an LLB (Hons) in Business Law, qualified as a solicitor in 1997 and has practised in employment law since qualification.