Law firm Winckworth Sherwood has promoted five lawyers to partner, effective from the beginning of April.
The five new partners are Charis Beverton, Claudia Minchin, Claire Russell, Joseph Reed and James Corbett.
Charis Beverton acts for developers, contractors, social housing providers and local authorities on contentious construction matters. She has built a strong practice acting for and advising clients on building and fire safety matters, the firm said.
Claudia Minchin and Claire Russell act for private house-builder developers as well as registered providers of social housing on the legal preparation and disposal of outright, shared ownership and restricted equity plots in new build developments.
Joseph Reed works in Winckworth Sherwood’s dedicated ecclesiastical practice, advising on a wide range of property matters. He acts for several dioceses as well as numerous charities and schools.
James Corbett acts for residential developers, institutional landlords, commercial occupiers, real estate businesses and their funders on a wide range of matters including development, investment and landlord and tenant issues.
Commenting on the promotions, Richard Tinham, Managing Partner at Winckworth Sherwood said: “The past 12 months have been amongst the most challenging business conditions for a generation. It is enormously pleasing therefore to announce the well-deserved promotions of Charis, Claudia, Claire, Joseph and James to partner.”