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.
“I chose to sort my divorce and financial settlement with Sharon Lockwood at Howells solicitors after seeing other reviews. I was not disappointed in any way .She is very professional and quick off the ball. I would highly recommend Sharon and her colleagues at Howells for a fast and very efficient service and would definitely use again if needed”
“Extremely professional and highly recommend. I am neurodivergent and my preferred methods of communication amongst other reasonable adjustments were all fully provided. The whole process from beginning to end was dealt with in an empathetic and respectful manner. Thank you”
“Professional, reassuring, have a very human and empathetic approach and are at the top of their specialised area in relation to knowledge. I am extremely grateful for the services that they have provided to me, it has been first class and outstanding. All members of the team are fantastic, from the lovely ladies on reception to the solicitors, I cannot fault them.”
“Sharon Lockwood and her team have just supported me through my divorce. At all times Sharon was kind and caring through this difficult time and always gave professional and precise advice to all my questions. Everything was explained clearly and I was alway updated throughout the proceedings.
I am grateful the stress of the divorce was dealt with by Sharon and would recommend her and Howells to anyone needing legal help.”
“During a very traumatic time I was offered excellent insight, common sense and a calming influence at a time when I quite literally did not know which way to turn or what to do for the best.”
The Legal 500 2022 edition ranks Family as a top tier firm in Yorkshire and Humber, saying “Family head Alyson Siddall, matrimonial specialist Sharon Lockwood and children team head Sarah Walker are the key names at Howells Solicitors. Based in Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley respectively, they oversea a team that is particularly well known for high net worth cases with assets ranging from three to six million pounds.”
“‘Sharon Lockwood – family partner – is dedicated to seeking very practical solutions to financial cases. Tenacious but also very realistic at the same time.”
“‘Sharon Lockwood was my main contact. Sharon explained every step of my divorce process to me in such a professional yet sympathetic way. She allowed me to ask questions that I needed and always gave the advice with my options. I always felt Sharon dealt with everything so professionally yet with the compassion and understanding of how this was also emotional at times. I would recommend Sharon to anyone.”