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

Simcocks
RIDGEWAY HOUSE
RIDGEWAY STREET
DOUGLAS
IM99 1PY
Isle Of Man
Caroline Jennings photo

Work Department

Dispute Resolution
Family Law
Private Client

Position

Advocate

Career

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.

Languages

  • English
  • French

Memberships

  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Isle of Man Law Society

Education

  • 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 > Private client, trusts and tax

(Rising stars)

Caroline JenningsSimcocks

Private client work is a foundational practice area for Simcocks, with the firm’s chief executive Phil Games overseeing the team. Games is a qualified Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public, with expertise spanning across estate planning issues, trusts, probate and pension matters. Louise Byrne is a key name for contentious work, particularly in relation to divorce cases involving high-net-worth individuals. Another key name for litigation is associate Kevin O’Loughlin, who is highly skilled in trust disputes. Associate Caroline Jennings, who focuses on family law, is also recommended.

Isle of Man > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Caroline JenningsSimcocks

Simcocks’s dispute resolution practice is led by Chris Brooks, who acts as a freelance consultant. His workload includes advising on commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, as well as obtaining injunctive relief and freezing injunctions. Elizabeth Simpson is another key name; she is noted for her expertise in fraud, insurance claims and shipping disputes. Associate Caroline Jennings, who focuses on family law, is also recommended.