2 years, 4 seats

Private or corporate? Contentious or non-contentious? Mainstream or niche? At Winckworth Sherwood you will try your hand at a diverse range of practice areas before focusing on your chosen specialism.

Your first seat will be assigned to you, but from there you can usually influence the direction you take next.

Below are our core areas of business, giving a flavour of some of the work you could be involved in.

Core Areas

Charities and Social Enterprises

The “Big Society” Agenda has pushed charities and social enterprises to the forefront of public sector service delivery.

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Church of England

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

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Commercial and Corporate

Businesses, large and small, come to us for clear, concise and pragmatic legal advice.

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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.

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Education

“Winckworth Sherwood's service is client-focused, professional and well organised." Chambers & Partners UK 2014

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Employment

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

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Family

Our team of outstanding divorce and family lawyers advise high net worth individuals.

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Finance

Our finance team are well equipped to advise clients on a variety of finance transactions.

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Leisure and Hospitality

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

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Local and Central Government

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

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Private Client

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

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Real Estate

View our interactive map, showcasing the various projects we have worked on across London.

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Roman Catholic Church

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

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Social Housing

We provide legal services to more than 200 Registered Providers across the UK.

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Telecoms and Utilities

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

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Transport and Infrastructure

An effective infrastructure is the cornerstone of a successful economy.

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