Winckworth Sherwood

UK 200 2014 position: 81

  • Charities and social enterprises

    We advise a range of charitable bodies, with particular strengths in education, ecclesiastical, housing and newer social enterprises.

  • Church of England

    Our ecclesiastical team advises on every kind of legal issue that churches may face.

  • Commercial and corporate

    Our commercial and corporate lawyers are known for their responsiveness, their value for money and their pragmatism.

  • Dispute resolution

    We take a commercial approach to dispute resolution, aiming to avoid to litigation but pursuing it with focus and rigour when it becomes inevitable.

  • Education

    Education is a complex and broad area in terms of legal responsibilities — we have been advising schools, colleges, universities and other bodies involved in the sector for many years.

  • Employment

    We advise employers and employees, and understand workplace issues from both sides.

  • Family law

    Our long-established and highly experienced family team complements our private client department by providing you with discrete expert advice when either you or a member of your family is experiencing a life-changing event.

  • Leisure and hospitality

    We have a proven track record of working within the highly competitive leisure and hospitality sector.

  • Local and central government

    We have a depth of experience across local and central government.

  • Private client

    We are able to tackle the most challenging or highly charged matters quickly, efficiently and without fuss.

  • Real estate

    Our work ranges from high-value, highly complex real estate deals to the efficient management of  clients’ estates using the best of modern technology.

  • Roman Catholic Church

    Our legal teams advise on every kind of legal issue that churches may face.

  • Social housing

    Our social housing clients range from the country’s largest housing associations to small, independent registered providers. With experience that spans decades, we have helped social housing organisations through the myriad of changes they have faced.

  • Telecoms and utilities

    We understand the interface between telecoms and utility companies, land and property owners and the public sector.

  • Transport and infrastructure

    An effective infrastructure is the cornerstone of a successful economy. We support the UK’s transport industry with specialist legal advice.


Minerva House
5 Montague Close

Turnover (£m): 30.48
No. of lawyers: 117