Sheraz Akram

Director and head of Corporate and Commercial team

Year joined DJM:



Sheraz graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Law in 2003.

Specialist Area:

Corporate & Commercial Prior to joining DJM Sheraz was previously with a large Commercial firm based in Cardiff and has dealt with an extensive corporate client base situated both in the UK and internationally. Sheraz has been involved in transactions of varying size and complexity.

During his career to date Sheraz has dealt with numerous acquisitions, disposals, MBO’s, investments, share schemes, restructures, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, LLP agreements and commercial agreements.

Sheraz also has vast experience in dealing with medical and health-care organisations.

Legal 500 describes the Corporate and Commercial team at Douglas-Jones Mercer as “Commercially astute” and that it provides an ‘exemplary level of service’. Its expertise covers a range of corporate and commercial matters, including M&A, share schemes, shareholder agreements and partnership agreements. ‘Tenacious’ and ‘pragmatic’ team head Sheraz Akram is ‘able to grasp key points of complex matters very quickly’ and provides ‘prudent and balanced’ advice to clients in various sectors.


Spending time with family, motorcycling, and travel.

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