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Penningtons Manches LLP, Anna Worwood, London, ENGLAND

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Anna Worwood

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Anna is a partner specialising in matrimonial, financial and children cases. She has extensive experience in cases of a complex nature (including those with international aspects) and a particular interest in international relocation cases. She represented the father in Re C [2003] 1 FLR 1066, the mother in Re D [2006] Fam Law 1006 and the father in Re C (International Relocation) [2015] EWCA 1305. Anna was included in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2016. She is a trained collaborative lawyer.


Trained Hegarty & Co, Peterborough; qualified 1998; assistant solicitor Wortley Redmayne & Kershaw, Chelmsford; assistant solicitor Manches 2001; partner 2005. Has written and been quoted in various articles on financial and children issues, and written academic papers for, and presented at AIJA conferences on various aspects of family law. She is the only solicitor contributor to the book ‘Relocation: A Practical Guide’, 2nd edition published by Family Law in 2016. She is also the General Editor of the Global Guide to International Relocation of Children, published by Thomson Reuters in 2016.


Working knowledge French, German.


Resolution; International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL); Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA); REUNITE; Association of Lawyers for Children.


The King’s School, Peterborough; Warwick University (1995 LLB Second Class); London Guildhall University (Post Graduate Diploma Legal Practice Commendation).

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Anna Worwood - Penningtons Manches LLP

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At Penningtons Manches LLP James Stewart  is ‘renowned for tricky international cases’ and Anna Worwood  is ‘one of the go-to lawyers for complex children disputes’. Jane Craig  heads the team, which has ‘fantastic strength and depth not only in the partners but also the associates. Every case is well managed at the practice’. Gillian Rivers  is ‘technically superb’ for both financial remedy and children cases. Rivers ‘combines charm and an ability to reach favourable settlements for her clients with a willingness to litigate forcefully on their behalf when necessary’. Rebecca Carlyon is skilled on advising on both financial and children issues that arise on relationship breakdown. The team has been expanding. The ‘outstandingLinzi Bull recently joined the team from Harbottle & Lewis LLP  and is known for her ‘good people skills. She is a first-class case runner'. Edward Floyd  was promoted to partner.

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