Winckworth Sherwood’s Family team has maintained its ranking as a Leading Firm in 2021 edition of The Legal 500’s ranking of recommended firms, which was announced on 30 September. Head of Department, Katie Spooner, has been noted as “one to watch – she is ambitious, hardworking and fights for her clients”. Katie is also praised for her “very sensible and rational approach” as well as being “calm, measured, candid, and tough in equal measure”. A further testimonial comments that, “Under her watch the team is likely to go places”.
Senior Associate, Anna-Laura Lock, and Associate, Selena Arbe-Barnes, have also both been recognised as ‘Rising Stars’ in the field. Those holding the title are recognised “as associate-level lawyers who appear frequently in significant matters and are widely cited by peers and/or clients as having made major contributions to practices.