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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department



Partner in the family law team. Undertakes financial orders on divorce/relationship breakdown/civil partnership dissolution; nuptial agreements; Children Act cases, with an emphasis on same-sex disputes; and pre-conception agreements. Regularly contributes to legal journals and writes articles for the gay press.


Admitted 2002; Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales. Trained Fenwick & Co (2000-01) and Dawson Cornwell (from 2001); assistant solicitor Dawson Cornwell; assistant solicitor Radcliffes leBrasseur 2003-06; associate Harbottle & Lewis 2006-08; senior associate 2008-12; partner June 2012; partner Penningtons Manches LLP 2018-date. 


Shenfield School; University of Southampton (1998 BA Hons, English literature 2(1)); London Guildhall University (2000 CPE commendation, LPC commendation).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Family

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP  fields an ‘exceptionally strong team of family lawyers’. The ‘indomitableJames Stewart and the ‘highly experiencedAnna Worwood co-head the department that offers the ‘highest level of client care and prepares cases immaculately’. The group frequently acts in some of the most significant international cases that come before the English courts with a particular focus on the USA and the Middle East. It has considerable expertise in Part 111 claims and it has a ‘modern families’ unit that is headed by Linzi Bull – this unit focuses on issues such as surrogacy and the legal issues arising from artificial reproductive technologies. Edward Floyd  is now at Farrer & Co while the ‘impressiveTammy Knox has been promoted to the partnership. Among the other key members of the team are Jane Craig; Amanda Andrews and Rebecca Carlyon .