Core Areas

What makes us unusual is the breadth and depth of our client base and the commitment of our lawyers to the sectors they support.  Please browse our core areas of business below:

Charities and Social Enterprises

"Winckworth Sherwood LLP has considerable expertise in social enterprise work, including managing spinout practices from local authorities" Legal 500, 2015

Church of England

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

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.

Related Areas
Commercial Litigation, Construction, Life Sciences and Real Estate Litigation


“Particularly respected for its lawyers' astute understanding of government and DfE policy positions." Chambers & Partners UK 2016

Related Areas
Academy Conversions, Capital Projects, Catholic Schools, Higher and Further Education, School Support Service and Social Impact Bonds


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

Related Areas
Employees, Employers and Partnerships


"Thank you SO MUCH for being you - Brilliant and rational and empathetic and not incendiary" - A client of the Family Team


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

Related Areas
Institutional Investment, Private Rented Sector and Social Housing Finance

Leisure and Hospitality

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

Related Areas
Commercial Property, Construction, Licensing, Petrol Forecourt and Convenience Stores and Retail

Roman Catholic Church

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

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.

Related Areas
Environmental, Parliamentary and Procurement