About Ruth

Ruth heads the 38-strong Residential Development Sales team, specialising in new build plot disposal – whether for shared ownership, private sale or other initiatives, currently acting for more than 20 clients, including leading UK housebuilders and G15 Registered Providers. Ruth has over 20 years’ experience in the sector and acts for leading public and private sector providers and has been a market leader in LCHO sales for a decade.

Recent Experience

  • Ruth has been working on a number of large multiple tenure sites across London and the South for developers and registered providers including the landmark sites Altitude in Aldgate East, Bicester Eco-Village, and East Village on the London Olympic Athletes Village site
  • Ruth has extensive experience in undertaking overseas sales in the Far East, including Malaysia, China, Singapore and Hong Kong

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • WISH (Women in Social Housing)
  • Member of the Steering Group for NHG (National Housing Group)
  • Member of the LexisNexis Steering Group on Residential Property Law

Career Experience

2011 to present: Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

2004 to 2011: Partner, BarnesMorley

2001 to 2004: Solicitor, Bankside Property

1995 to 2001: Head of LCHO department, Prince Evans

1991 to 1995: Solicitor, Hardwick & Co

1984 to 1991: Articled Clerk and Solicitor at Wakefield & Co (latterly Partner)

‘a top residential development and regeneration lawyer’

Legal 500 2015