Pat Wotherspoon - Family law

Pat Wotherspoon is a solicitor in our busy family law team.

Pat Wotherspoon

Pat Wotherspoon

Family Law
0114 218 4000
Office: Sheffield

Pat Wotherspoon is a Solicitor in the childcare department and her primary areas of work involve any matters relating to Social Services though she also deals with private law disputes between family members regarding children.

Pat completed her law degree at the University of Sheffield and qualified as a Solicitor in 1981. She initially worked for a number of local authorities and then at a variety of firms in private practise. Pat joined Taylor&Emmet in 2008.

Pat is a member of the Children Panel. Pat represents parents, children and other family members.

Pat specialises in:


  • Adoption
  • Advice in relation to Social Services
  • Care proceedings
  • Private law children proceedings including contact and residence
  • Child abduction
  • Secure Accommodation Orders
  • Special Guardianship Orders