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Christian Butler Appointed as Winn Solicitors Head of Family Law

24th November 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 New Head of Family Law





Winn Solicitors is delighted to announce that Christian Butler has been appointed to the role of Head of Family Law, as part of the company's expansion into new sectors of law due to launch next year.


Christian brings a wealth of family law expertise to Winn Solicitors, most recently at Silk Family Law, is recognised as a Rising Star in Family Law in the recent Legal 500 rankings and is a ranked individual "to watch" in the recent Chambers and Partners rankings.


His addition to the senior management team will see Christian utilise extensive experience and a dynamic approach to spearhead Winn Solicitors' introduction into the family law sector.


Christian advises clients on all aspects of family and matrimonial law.  He regularly acts for high net worth clients in disputes arising from divorce and separation involving complex assets, pensions and property portfolios, as well as advising in relation to children matters.


He also has expertise in pre and post-nuptial agreements emergency injunctions and protective orders, along with assisting unmarried couples to resolve their financial disputes.


Appreciated by clients for his personable and pragmatic approach, Christian has a reputation for professionalism, compassion and dedication to pursuing the best outcome.  Chambers and Partners have recently quoted one of his clients who commented "He is so thoughtful, thorough and just never stops working - you feel you are his only client."


He is Chair of the Young Resolution (YRES) Committee in the North East of England - part of the national organisation whose members promote a non-confrontational approach to divorce - and regularly provides expert commentary on family law issues which appear in the press.


Christian brings with him his secretary, Sally Bentley, with a combined aim to lead Winn Solicitors' expansion into family law.


Chris Birkett, Winn Group Chief Operating Officer, announced Christian's appointment to Winns saying;

"We are delighted to welcome Christian to Winn Solicitors as part of our strategic move into the family law sector. In Christian, we have a lawyer with extensive, relevant experience and an excellent track record, as demonstrated throughout his career. We look forward to working with him, with the aim of establishing Winn Solicitors in the family law sector."


Christian added;

"I am delighted to be joining Winn Solicitors to develop the Family Legal Service. In particular, I am looking forward to building a strong team to deliver exceptional service and expert advice to clients across the country, and beyond.  With the assistance of cutting-edge technology and efficient processes clients will be provided with clear pricing and much-needed cost funding options.  My aim is to make Winn Solicitors the ‘go-to' firm for all family law related matters."





Natasha Tompkins

Marketing Executive

0191 276 1000


Note to Editors


Winn Solicitors(part of Winn Group) is a Legal 500 Leading Law Firm which started trading in 2002. Widely regarded as the leading firm for road traffic accidents, Winns also handle employers' liability and public liability claims. Through unparalleled client service and an industry-leading success rate for compensation cases, 30% of our business comes from personal recommendations.


Winn Solicitors holds the following accreditations:


        Investors in People accreditation highlighting the progress we have made in staff development.

        Lexcel practice management standard awarded to solicitors who meet the highest management and customer care standards.

        Louder Than Words accreditation demonstrating a high commitment to meeting the access needs of customers and employees who are deaf or have hearing loss.

        Cyber Essentials Plus and ISO 27001 in relation to our information security management systems.


Christian Butler is a Resolution member, recognised as a Rising Star in family law in the latest Legal 500 rankings, and is accredited by Chambers and Partners.


Winns currently has vacancies within it's expanding family law team. Those with experience in the specialism who would like to join Winns should visit the dedicated recruitment site at:




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