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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

APEX PLAZA, FORBURY ROAD, READING, RG1 1AX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0118 982 2640
Fax:
Fax 0118 982 2641
DX:
117883 READING (APEX PLAZA)
Email:
Web:
www.penningtonslaw.com

Kerry Fretwell

Tel:
Work 0118 982 2640
Email:
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Family.

Position

Kerry Fretwell advises on all aspects of family law with a particular specialism on resolving financial claims for husbands and wives and unmarried partners. Having trained at Manches London office where she became a partner in 2002, Kerry then moved to Blandy and Blandy in Reading and was a partner there for 6 years. When Manches set up a Reading office she moved to set up a family team in Reading and is now Head of the Reading family team. With expertise in the London courts, including the High Court, Kerry is experienced in big money cases and acts for company directors, lawyers, bankers, accountants, high net worth individuals and their spouses. She also deals with private children cases, including contact, residence and leave to remove applications. Kerry was one of the first lawyers in England to train as a collaborative lawyer in 2004 and is happy to settle cases without court proceedings where appropriate. The directories describe Kerry as first rate and particularly experienced in divorce and financial matters. She has sat on a Resolution committee for many years, and run seminars, lectured and contributed articles to the legal press.

Career

Trained Manches LLP; qualified 1993; Industrial Society, now the Work Foundation; partner Manches LLP 2002-04; Blandy & Blandy 2004-10; Manches LLP 2010 to date. She has been a long-standing member of the Resolution Training committee and contributed articles to various publications including Family Law. She has also spoken at many conferences on family law issues.

Member

Resolution.

Education

Peers School, Oxford; University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (History BA (Hons)); College of Law, Lancaster Gate (CPE, LSF).


South East: Private client

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

Within: Leading individuals

Kerry Fretwell - Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

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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