Staff Profile

Sharon Lockwood
01709 364000
Based at: Rotherham
Qualified: 2003
Joined Howells: 2010
Practice Area: Family - Matrimonial
Memberships: Resolution accredited in advanced financial provision and private children matters

Sharon is a Partner in the Matrimonial team. She specialises in the financial side of divorce and separation, including cases where several properties and pensions are involved.

She also represents clients when disputes arise over where a child will live and the time a child should spend with parents and grandparents.

Sharon is experienced in dealing with specific issues such as where a child should attend school and if one parent wishes to move to a different part of the country or abroad.


“Thank you very much for all your help in this very tricky matter especially with my ex being awkward to deal with. I am very satisfied with the outcome and am very grateful for all the work you have done for me.” Oct 2021

“I would like to thank you and your team for all your hard work, support and prompt advice.” Sept 2021

“Excellent service from Sharon and the team. Made everything very clear and answered any correspondence or query the same day. Couldn't be happier.” July 2021

Sharon Lockwood has been amazing from start to finish, she has helped me and gone above and beyond my expectations, her help and advice has been invaluable, I can’t thank her or recommend her enough she is truly the best in the business.” – September, 2020

“I didn’t expect my divorce to have gone through so quickly and most of all I want to thank Sharon for working hard to help me retain my home and pension in the divorce. I’m really grateful.” – June, 2020

“I know we are working in very difficult circumstances at present and really do appreciate that you are trying to keep things moving.” – March, 2020

“Thank you for the support and sensitivity you showed towards me during my long and tortuous divorce, I have nothing but praise for the service provided by Sharon, she was approachable, fair and fought my corner well. Thank you for everything” – 2020

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you personally and the wider Howell's team for your support, professionalism and excellent service throughout what has been an emotionally difficult time.” – 2020

Partner Sharon Lockwood was clear, calm and reassuring throughout my contact with Howells. During a difficult time for me it was so helpful to have such skilled stewardship. I would readily recommend this company” – 2019

“I know this is just another case for you but I appreciate that you have been so considerate and understanding” – 2019

“I really appreciate all the help and advice you have given me and your prompt replies at this difficult time for me” – 2019


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Professional Recommendations

The Legal 500 2018 ranks the Howells family team highly, stating “Howells handles the full spectrum of matrimonial work and children law matters.”

“Sharon Lockwood is another key name to note for financial work”.