Firm / Organisation

Winckworth Sherwood

Current View:
Also ranked in:

This content is provided by Winckworth Sherwood.

Senior Partner: John Rees
Managing Partner: Roger Fitton
Number of partners: 62
Assistant solicitors and fee earners: 145

Charities: Alison Talbot and Joanna Bussell
Commercial Litigation: Marie-Louise King
Construction: Eleanor Kilminster
Corporate & Commercial: Richard Tinham
Ecclesiastical: Aiden Hargreaves-Smith
Education: Andrea Squires
Employment: Jo Keddie
Family: Katie Spooner
Funds: James Duncan
Licensing: Robert Botkai
Parliamentary: Paul Irving
Planning: Karen Cooksley
Private Client: Hugh MacDougald
Property Litigation: Emma Chadwick
Real Estate: Francesco Ferrari
Social Housing: Andrew Murray
Tax: Robin Dabydeen

THE FIRM Winckworth Sherwood is a full-service commercial firm headquartered in London. The firm has built an enviable and diverse client base and has earned a reputation for delivering high quality advice alongside a focus on exceptional client service and a commercial approach.
Examples include:
■ Over £2.9bn of deals (value of corporate transactions)
■ Advising over 350 executives on high level employment issues
■ Over £1.6bn of residential sales for private developers and housing associations
■ Advising international UK based HNW and Ultra-HNW individuals in relation to their personal and business legal issues
■ Major regeneration and development schemes around the UK
■ Ground-breaking joint ventures between developers and affordable housing providers to deliver thousands of new homes and mixed-use developments
■ Advising Family Offices on a range of corporate and commercial issues
■ New social enterprises providing leisure and arts facilities to communities across the country
■ New education academies that will transform the delivery of primary and secondary education

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Winckworth Sherwood’s core legal service offerings include: Charities; Commercial & Corporate; Construction; Data Protection and Regulation; Ecclesiastical; Education; Employment; Family; Finance and Banking; Hospitality, Retail & Leisure; Immigration; Licensing; Litigation; Local Government; Parliamentary Agency and Infrastructure; Private Client, Family Offices and Private Wealth; Real Estate, Development and Planning; Social Housing; Tax and Telecoms. Please visit for more information.

CLIENTS Many of the UK’s largest businesses and institutions; housebuilders and developers; investors; professional partnerships; family offices; not for profit organisations; and private individuals.

RECRUITMENT In the last year Winckworth Sherwood has made a number of lateral hires at partner level. to further expand its offering. Winckworth Sherwood also recruits 8 trainees a year. Please visit for more information.