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Penelope specialises in both family finance and private law children matters. Penelope particularly enjoys dealing with financial disputes, both in a matrimonial context as well as between cohabitees or under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989.
She has considerable experience in high net worth claims involving complex business structures, trusts, offshore assets and international property as well as in more modest asset cases.
She has also represented vulnerable clients including in which there is a concurrent Court of Protection issue.
She has advised and represented clients in international disputes involving jurisdiction and forum, financial relief after an overseas divorce (Part III claims) and international child maintenance obligations.
Penelope has a particular interest in cases in Jersey.
MA (Hons) Jurisprudence, Oxford University; BVC Inns of Court School of Law;
Inner Temple prize winner: Duke of Edinburgh Scholarship, Streuben Prize, Exhibition
Member of the Family Law Bar Association.
Penelope is a co-author of ‘A Guide to Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989’ and "DIY Divorce & Separation: The Expert Guide to Representing Yourself"
Penelope enjoys a wide variety of sports including rugby and cricket. She runs, is a keen skier and scuba diver.