The Needle Partnership
Here is the personal profile for Sharon Needle. Please contact Sharon using the details listed in the contact panel to the right hand side of this page. You can also choose to send an email enquiry or request a call back.Position: Managing Partner
Sharon Needle is both a solicitor qualified in England & Wales and a Barrister in Malaysia. In addition she was admitted to the Selangor (Malaysia) Shariah Bar in 1992. Sharon studied Arabic and Shariah law at Umm Ul Qura University in Saudi Arabia, and for 4 years at the International Islamic University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Sharon is a corporate lawyer and has worked on many corporate deals both in the region, nationally and internationally. In addtion, Sharon has been involved in Islamic Finance and Investments at a senior level for almost two decades, both in Malaysia and the UK, advising numerous banks such as HSBC, United Bank of Kuwait, Bank Bumiputra Malaysia and Malayan Banking Berhad as well as private investors.
Sharon is currently working closely with a large private equity group in establishing a virtual Islamic investment fund. In addition she is a partner of and the legal advisor to Al Qalam, the Uk Shariah board which has been established to advise UK banks, financial institutions and companies on Islamic compliance (www.alqalam.org.uk).
Sharon is fluent in Malay/Indonesian and has a working knowledge of Arabic.
- Corporate Law
- International Law
- Islamic Finance & investments