Sharon’s main practice areas are Media and Communications Law, laws on Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Privacy Law. She also forms part of the firm’s litigation team. Sharon retains interests in Cyberspace Law, Computer Law, Electronic Commerce, and the regulation of Online Gaming and Betting. In fact, she concentrated on these areas in her postgraduate studies at Queen Mary, University of London. In partial fulfilment of her LL.M. there, Sharon submitted a thesis on the regulation of online gaming and betting entitled “Legal Protection of State Monopolies over Online Gaming: A critical appraisal of the implications of recent ECJ decisions on EU Remote Gaming”. Sharon graduated as Doctor of Laws at the University of Malta in December 2009 after submitting her thesis entitled “Evolving Legal Frameworks: Defamation in Cyberspace”.
Sharon is a regular speaker at Intellectual Property and ICT conferences. She leads various training courses on the new General Data Protection Regulation. Sharon is also a lecturer at Middlesex University where she teaches an E-Commerce and Information Technology Law module to Master students reading for an MSc in Business Information Systems and Data Science.
Sharon has a keen interest in the legal implications of disruptive technologies, such as crypto currencies, blockchain, quantum technologies, AI and crowd funding.