Rekha is a senior associate based in the regulatory team based in Kennedys’ Manchester office. She qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2012.

Rekha specialises in regulatory defence work, with a particular interest in social care, health and safety and motor crime investigations and prosecutions.

She enjoys a busy practice representing social care providers at inquest, CQC investigations / prosecutions and local authority investigations. She is known to provide pragmatic legal advice with compassion and integrity. Rekha represents a number of national care providers and is often the first port of call following a vast array of incidents.

Rekha continues to represent clients at police interview following serious / fatal road traffic collisions.

Having trained in the civil arena, Rekha is well-versed in managing both insurer and lay clients. 

Rekha is a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Market recognition

  • Recommended lawyer for ‘Health and Safety (North West)’
    “Rekha Sharma is a key contact for charitable care providers on matters relating to inquests, health and safety and CQC offence”.
    Legal 500 2023

Work highlights

  • Acting for a care provider in Police / CQC investigation and subsequent prosecution following a serious assault on a resident.
  • Represents a number of national care providers.
  • Acting for driver following a serious road traffic collision on the M1. The case was successfully defended following relying on “looming”.