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SH&Co., Susan Howarth & Victoria Poole ranked in Chambers 2024

The celebrations continue as we announce more practice success (it's that time of year!).

We are over the moon to confirm that the SH&Co. Family Law Team has been ranked as a Band 2 law firm For Family/Matrimonial (Chester & Surrounding Areas) in the prestigious Chambers & Partners UK 2024 Guide, arguably the legal industry’s most difficult legal directory to crack, covering over 180 jurisdictions throughout the world.

Full practice and individual profiles/rankings can be accessed here, but we've given an overview of what Chambers & Partners have to say about us below:

Susan Howarth & Company Solicitors


Band 2  5 Years Ranked

Susan Howarth & Company is a Northwich-based firm with particular experience in children matters. It frequently acts on child arrangements orders and care proceedings, and is experienced in advising on cases concerning relocation, abduction and assault.

The team is also adept at assisting clients with financial remedy proceedings.


"The team's knowledge base is incredible."

Family/Matrimonial client UK

"They are of the highest professional standard."

Family/Matrimonial client UK


Susan Howarth

Family/Matrimonial - Chester and surrounds

Ranked Lawyer: Band 2

Susan Howarth is the founder of the firm. She has notable experience in handling sensitive family law cases, including cases of coercive control, while also advising on financial remedy matters.

"Susan was brilliant. She is very sensible in her approach and pragmatic with her advice."

Family/Matrimonial client UK


Victoria Poole

Family/Matrimonial - Chester and surrounds

Ranked Lawyer: Band 1

Vicky Poole has considerable expertise in family law and regularly advises on difficult cases that may involve domestic abuse or coercive control. She is also an accredited family mediator.

"She is very client-focused, thoughtful and always shows great concern. She fights her client's corner and is very committed."

Family/Matrimonial client UK

For more information or to speak to one of our experts, please call us on 01606 48777

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  • "SH&Co. dealt with my Court of Protection application so that I might handle my mum's financial affairs - they did such a good job with the application, they were the natural choice when it came to handling the sale of mum's house. Excellent service throughout."

    Glynn Carter
  • "SH&Co. handled my settlement agreement really smoothly and hassle-free. Very friendly and professional service and I'd definitely recommend to anyone in a similar situation."

    Phillip Bailey
  • "I recently had my will written by SH&Co. - the service was highly professional, quick, easy and I would not hesitate to recommend the company for this service and the way I was dealt with."

  • "Highly recommend the conveyancing services. Extremely satisfied with the overall level of service provided - kept me informed at every stage, providing good information and advice."

  • "I was absolutely terrified of contacting a solicitor and of the family court process but I should never have worried – my solicitor was amazing: she not only listened but she was caring, understanding and compassionate."