Managing Partner: Alasdair McMillin
Number of partners: 18
Other fee earners: 50
Banking & Finance: Gregory Lunnon
Property: Terry Fendt
Corporate/Commercial: Jean-Paul da Costa
Dispute Resolution: Paul Marmor
Employment: Mark Fellows
Franchising: Leigh Head
Retail: Stephanie Kierans
IP: Jean-Paul da Costa
International: Paul Marmor
Wills, Trusts & Probate: Nicole Marmor
Residential Property: Asha Ngai, Caroline Vernon
THE FIRM Sherrards is a law firm with a reputation for providing excellent client service to a range of clients including owner managed businesses and public companies, banks, global brands, partnerships and enterprises. Sherrards’ clients also benefit from specialist legal expertise in the recruitment, retail, franchising, leisure, charities, media and entertainment and banking and finance sectors. Sherrards’ client-centric approach means that it provides a clear and commercially focused perspective based on a solid understanding of real business issues, helping clients to successfully resolve complex matters and achieve their growth ambitions.
PRINCIPLE AREAS OF WORK Sherrards’ varied client base includes OFO (UK) Ltd, Haier Group Corporation, Winkworth Franchising Ltd, Berry Recruitment Ltd, Rituals Cosmetics (UK) Ltd, Gift Universe Limited (incorporating Menkind Limited and Red 5 (Retail) Limited), Foodco UK LLP (trading as Muffin Break) and Cambria Automobiles plc.
Property: Respected lawyers Terry Fendt and Charles Hodder lead the team. Commercially savvy, they handle complex property transactions, including joint ventures and finance agreements, acquisition and disposal of retail and investment property, hotels, restaurants and pubs, property development (commercial and residential) and management work. Asha Ngai, Caroline Vernon and John Brian lead the residential team, much of which has an international element.
Corporate & Commercial: Covering a full range of corporate and commercial work, the team has additional expertise in IP, media and entertainment and charity law. Jean-Paul da Costa and Leigh Head lead the team providing a partner-led service, committed to providing tailored, commercial and cost-effective solutions.
Dispute Resolution & Litigation: Paul Marmor leads the litigation team which provides a responsive service to manage the risks and maximise the strength of a client’s position.
Employment: Mark Fellows leads the team with partner Joanne Perry who support clients through all stages of the employment relationship with a focus on creating and maintaining a sound legal framework for employers.
Private Client: The team handles Wills, tax and probate matters, UK and internationals succession planning and highend residential property.
International: Sherrards has an international focus with China & Asia, Russia & CIS, French and German teams. The teams provide legal services to UK SMEs looking to export overseas and foreign companies and high-net-worth individuals setting up in the UK.