Sandra Sinclair – Director
Sandra Sinclair is managing director and founder of Sinclair Law Solicitors, a boutique family law practice located in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
She helps private clients in all matters of family law, providing both an experienced and personal level of service that’s the envy of many other ‘corporate’ law practices. She has been listed in Legal 500 directories and the Chambers and Partners have had this to say of her:
“Sandra has the ability to handle complex cases and that inspires confidence in clients. She is praised for her courtroom manner during contested ancillary relief proceedings. She attracts extremely good work and carries out in a calm and thoughtful fashion”
Anthony Hughes – Director
Anthony Hughes is a Solicitor who has worked in the field of dispute resolution for over 25 years working on a broad spectrum of cases.
He and has worked with a number of leading law firms, becoming Managing Partner of Ricksons in 2001, taking the firm from c. £5 m pa in fee income to c. £15 m by 2006 at which point he agreed a merger with DWF.
Having sat on the Board at DWF for two years Anthony was invited to become CEO of Horwich Farrelly which, he did in May 2009. During his tenure he oversaw large scale change and growth of the business from c. £18 m to c. £23 m.
In January 2016 Anthony joined Sinclair Law with a view to developing the practise alongside his co-director, Sandra Sinclair, offering bespoke personal legal services to private clients.
Anthony also holds a number of non-executive positions, in 2004 he joined the Board of Preston North End Football Club and since 2014 has taken up roles with, S&G Response Limited, an accident management company, Infinity Underwriting Limited, an MGA specialising in high net worth motor insurance, Pareto Financial Planning, one of Manchester most respected financial advisory businesses, and Financial & Legal Insurance, an ATE insurer where he is Group Chairman.
Lucy Hart – Solicitor
Lucy is an experienced family solicitor who has specialised in this area of law for over ten years. The majority of her career has been spent in top tier Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners firms and she therefore has a wide breadth of expertise particularly in relation to financial settlements on divorce and complex children disputes. She is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Complex Financial and Property Matters and Children Law.
She also advises in relation to pre-nuptial agreements, disputes between unmarried couples and injunctions.
Lucy prides herself on her empathetic yet practical approach to achieving the best possible outcome for her clients and joined Sinclair Law in order to provide a bespoke and high quality service to clients at a time of particular disruption in their lives.
Laura Stansfield – Solicitor
Laura Stansfield is a solicitor who has worked in Private Client Law for over ten years, working with a range of clients tailoring services to meet their individual needs.
She worked for Slater Heelis before setting up Laura Stansfield and Co in 2008. Laura Stansfield and Co specialises only in Private client work which has allowed Laura to focus on this area of the law, drafting Wills and Trusts administering estates and undertaking elderly client work.
Laura has worked as a Consultant Solicitor for Van Straten, a media law firm in London and also Barlow Rowland, a very well respected firm in Lancashire.
Laura joined Sinclair Law in 2016 to be part of a like-minded team wholly focussed on the pursuit of offering a well rounded bespoke personal legal service to private clients.
Samantha Kennedy – Wills and Probate Legal Advisor
Samantha Kennedy is an experienced Legal Advisor who has worked in Private Client Law for 3 years specialising in issues relating to Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney, and Probate.
She worked previously at Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK) providing advice on a broad spectrum of matters including care home fee planning, asset protection, compensation protections trusts and trusts for parents of children with disabilities.
Samantha joined Sinclair law in 2016 to work within a team focussed on developing and providing innovative and tailored solutions for individual client’s needs.