Howells LLP family law specialist honoured with Deputy District Judge position

Howells solicitors has more than just their 40th birthday to celebrate this year as they are very proud to announce that  their Partner and head of the children team, Sarah Walker, has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice.

Sarah was appointed following a rigorous application process by the Judicial Appointments Commission with tough competition from 1,600 applicants.

Sarah said “It’s an incredible honour to be chosen as a Deputy District Judge and I’m delighted to have been selected for this role.”

Sarah specialises in family law at Howells Solicitors, particularly proceedings in respect of children. She represents parents and guardians.

Peter Mahy, Managing Partner of Howells LLP said “Myself and the firm are incredibly proud of Sarah and this judicial appointment, and I’m very happy to have her expertise here at Howells. Howells has a long standing reputation for providing high quality child care advice.”

Sarah will continue to lead the highly regarded Children Team at Howells LLP in their 3 offices situated in Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley whilst taking on her new role as Deputy District Judge.

Partner and Family Solicitor, Sarah Walker