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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

9400 GARSINGTON ROAD, OXFORD BUSINESS PARK, OXFORD, OX4 2HN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01865 722106
Fax:
Fax 01865 201012
DX:
155710 Oxford 13
Email:
Web:
www.penningtonslaw.com

Ruth James

Tel:
Work 01865 813693
Email:
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Family.

Position

Upon qualification in 2002, Ruth joined Manches in Oxford, where she has continued to develop her experience in all areas of family law. She has a diverse client base and is experienced in matters ranging from difficult financial and trust cases to cohabitation and children issues, several with an international element. She is a trained collaborative lawyer and a member of Resolution.

Career

Trained Farrer & Co; qualified 2002; internship in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions departments of Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris 1997-98; partner Manches LLP 2012.

Member

Resolution; Oxfordshire Collaborative Family Law Group.

Education

Holy Cross Sixth Form College Bury; Leeds University (1995 BA 2:1 (Hons) History); Pembroke College, Cambridge (1997 BA 2:1 (Hons) Law).


South East: Private client

Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP’s areas of expertise include divorce proceedings and negotiating children arrangements, often with an international element. It is also know for its handling of international surrogacy, trusts of land and the Appointment of Trustees Act, Children Act  and Hague Convention applications. Jane Mitchell handles complex financial and children matters with a specialisation in international trusts and company arrangements. Kerry Fretwell in Reading and Ruth James in Oxford are the other key partners. Associates Bethan Thomas and Stuart Webber are also of note.

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