Caroline Jennings > Simcocks > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile

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Isle Of Man
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution
Family Law
Private Client




Caroline is the head of family law at Simcocks. She has considerable experience advising on all aspects of Isle of Man divorce and financial matters, dissolution of civil partnerships, pre and post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements and agreements between unmarried couples and same-sex couples. Caroline also advises on parental rights which often relate to child contact, residence and maintenance issues but can include areas such as adoption and removal of the child to another geographic area on a permanent or temporary basis. She also represents children involved in care proceedings.


  • English
  • French


  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Isle of Man Law Society


  • Aberdeen University (LLB Hons) 2002; (Dip.L.P) 2003
  • University Auvergne, France (Diploma)
  • Admitted Scotland 2005
  • Admitted Isle of Man 2009

Lawyer Rankings

Isle of Man > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Caroline JenningsSimcocks

Simcocks litigation team is now headed by Peter Maughan, who formerly practices as an independent barrister in Dublin and contributes expertise in commercial, insolvency and trust disputes. Associate Caroline Jennings focuses on family law, with expertise in handling high-value matrimonial matters, and Elizabeth Simpson has a broad range of expertise spanning from commercial litigation and insurance through to matters involving horses. Former practice head Christopher Arrowsmith left the firm on his appointment as Deputy High Bailiff, a role which is effectively island’s second most senior stipendiary magistrate.

Isle of Man > Private client, trusts and tax

(Rising stars)

Caroline JenningsSimcocks

Providing ‘trustworthy legal advice promptly and cost-effectively’,  Simcocks is well known in the local market for its work on structuring trusts and foundations. Practice head Phil Games works on these high value and multi-jurisdictional structures, with additional expertise as a Notary Public. At associate level, he is supported by family law specialist Caroline Jennings, who is singled out for her ‘quick thinking‘ and ‘depth of knowledge‘, and Kevin O’Loughlin, who is also an expert in trust law.