Lucy Sharples

Lucy Sharples

Trainee Patent Attorney

Lucy brings a strong academic research background to the firm, gained from her PhD and postdoctoral research.

Most of her work involved generating and characterising in vivo disease models, RNA biology, fluorescence microscopy, protein biochemistry and bioinformatics.

She has experience in University technology transfer, the start-up ecosystem and has participated in life science consultancy case competitions.

Lucy joined Potter Clarkson in 2020.



Biomedicine, genetics, neuroscience, drug screening, antibody therapeutics, RNA biology, CRISPR technology


Lucy obtained a first-class bachelor's degree in biomedical science at the University of Sheffield. She was awarded an A*STAR scholarship and completed her PhD in neurogenetics at the University of Sheffield with an industrial placement in Singapore.


BSc (Hons), PhD 


In her spare time, Lucy enjoys playing football, water sports and volunteering.


English, French