Known as Shere Khan (the tiger in The Jungle Book) to her son’s Scout troop, Todd knows when it’s time to extend or retract her claws to pursue her clients’ interests. Among her peers, she is known for her ‘settlement minded’ attitude and ‘common sense approach’ and is also praised for her ‘contagious energy and ruthless efficiency’.
A trained mediator and collaborative lawyer, Todd worked on the reported case of S v P, which created a now widely accepted shortcut to allow agreements reached during a collaborative process to be approved by the court. She also acted for the wife in the Court of Appeal case of Mahon v Mahon, where the husband refused to disclose substantial assets during the litigation.
At Withers she acts for a wide range of clients, including landed gentry and movie and sports stars. Fluent in Italian, she has a strong Italian client base and works closely with the firm’s office in Milan. That’s something Withers has an edge on, as wealthy Italians keep moving to London.