Ian Sharman

Ian is a commercial property associate solicitor working from our Penrith Office.
He has experience in dealing with acquisition and disposal of properties including hotels and business premises.  Ian has acted for landlord and tenants on commercial leases and also acted for one of the major mobile phone companies in the installation of mast on open land and on buildings.


Ian joined Cartmell Shepherd’s commercial property team in October 2016 from Brockbanks. Ian was initially a music graduate who retrained as a solicitor, studying the Common Professional Examination at the University of Northumbria and the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law.

Ian plays the trumpet and enjoys wildlife and landscape photography, hill walking and cycling.

What Clients Say

“Everything was excellent.”

“Ian was polite and professional yet retained humour and a personal approach.”

“First class service from beginning to end. This is the 2nd time we have used Ian Sharman and he is currently working on a matter relating to our residential home lease. We would use him without hesitation in the future. Very thorough and kept us informed. Other staff were very helpful, polite and courteous too!”

“Throughout the process of moving we have been very pleased to have had you acting on our behalf, someone that we know and trust. The reassurance that you have, at all times, acted with the utmost integrity and in our interest cannot be overstated.”

“The service we received was fantastic as was the excellent advice we were given by Ian. We were kept fully informed and were well advised throughout the duration of the work by Ian. We couldn’t fault the service we received and can’t see any way in which it could have been improved upon. Ian Sharman did an amazing job completing all aspects for us within a week. Brilliant service.”

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